On Friday, August 24 , 2012, at approximately 9:15 AM, personnel assigned to the Cabazon Station of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant in the 10200 block of Friendship Drive, in Cherry Valley. The search warrant stemmed from a 6-week investigation into illegal drug sales and drug trafficking from the residence.
During the service of the search warrant, investigators located several grams of “Tar” heroin and a gram of methamphetamine along with a large amount of drug paraphernalia. A loaded handgun with the serial number removed was seized, along with a large amount of ammunition. Also recovered on the property was a reported stolen vehicle from June, 2012.
|Edward Hastings||Sally Reeder||Carl Lufkin|
Arrested at the residence on drug and weapons charges was 51-year-old Edward Hastings of Cherry Valley, along with his live-in caretaker, 21-year-old Sally Reeder of Cherry Valley. A third person at the residence, 43-year-old Carl Lufkin of Cherry Valley, was arrested on drug charges and a felony warrant related to a parole violation. Hastings was also charged with possession of the stolen vehicle. All three were booked at the Larry Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Deputy Don Atkinson at the Cabazon Sheriff’s Station (951-922-7100) or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center (1-800-950-2444), or email atCabazonStation@RiversideSheriff.org