Drug Dealers, Car Thieves Nabbed In Thermal

The Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team with assistance from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team,  the Coachella Community Action Team,  the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team  and the Riverside Auto Theft Interdiction Detail, served a search warrant at a ranch style property on Avenue 52 in  Thermal at 7 a-m on Thursday November 4th 2021.

They confiscated a stash of firearms, approximately 1/2 pound of methamphetamine, ammunition, and items indicative of narcotic sales.

Seven stolen vehicles and stolen property were also found at the property.

Officers arrested 49 year old Ismael Cisneros of Thermal for possession of narcotics for sale, possession of narcotics while armed, and possession of unregistered firearms.

45 year old Ramon Reynaga of Indio was busted on a narcotics warrant.

40 year old Felipe Ramirez of Thermal was apprehended for possession of a stolen vehicle, and possession of stolen property, 

31 year old Gerardo Ramirez of Thermal and 42 year old Manuel Jaime of Thermal, were arrested for drug possession.

40 year old Miguel Villanueva  of Thermal was nailed for probation violation.


Photo of guns, drugs, ammo, from a bust in Thermal CA Nov 4th 2021.

Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept