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Stolen trailer for sale online leads to guns, drugs bust in Cabazon

David Foster (L), Kimberly Tierce (R)

January 27, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
A woman who located her stolen trailer for sale online led authorities to a Cabazon residence containing drugs and stolen weapons over the weekend.

The woman contacted the Riverside County Sheriff's Cabazon Station on Friday to report that she had found her stolen trailer on Craigslist, the department said. The woman arranged to meet with the seller at his residence on the 52000 block of Date Avenue in Cabazon to supposedly purchase the stolen trailer.

Cabazon investigators and deputies contacted David Foster, 25, and Kimberly Tierce, 42, at the residence at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. The stolen trailer was being repainted by Foster in the driveway. The victim identified the trailer and several items that were stolen with the trailer, the department said.

During a search of the property, investigators discovered more than 30 firearms, ammunition, several pounds of marijuana and the remnants of a methamphetamine laboratory, according to the department.

Foster was arrested for possession of stolen property, felon with a firearm, conspiracy and violation of probation. Tierce was arrested for possession of stolen property and conspiracy. The investigation was ongoing.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department asked that anyone with information about this incident or victims who have lost firearms, particularly rifles from the World War II era, to contact Investigator Lane at the Cabazon Sheriff's Station at (951) 922-7100, or the Riverside County Sheriff's Dispatch Center (800) 950-2444), or email the Cabazon Station at CabazonStation@RiversideSheriff.org. Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.


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