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SBSD - Central
Monday August 1st, 2022 :: 09:12 a.m. PDT


Deputies Investigate Reported Narcotics Sales and Locate over 40 Pounds of Suspected Cocaine

DATE/TIME: Friday, July 29, 2022 / 6:17 p.m.

INCIDENT: Possession of Illegal Narcotics For Sales

LOCATION: Grand Terrace Road/ Canal Street, Grand Terrace

SUSPECT(S): Ulises Solis-Diaz, 40-year-old resident of Grand Terrace

VICTIM(S): State of California

SUMMARY: On Friday, July 29, 2022, at 6:17 p.m., deputies from Central Station assigned to the City of Grand Terrace conducted an investigation into the report of suspected hand-to-hand narcotic sales. Through the investigation, Deputy Holt contacted Ulises Solis Diaz, who was found to have active warrants, and was in possession of illegal drug paraphernalia. Diaz was subsequently placed under arrest. During a search of Diaz's vehicle, deputies observed a bag containing a large quantity of suspected fentanyl pills, ammunition, and a "Slim Jim" burglary tool, commonly used in the commission of vehicle burglaries.

Through further investigative leads, deputies developed information Diaz commonly accessed a secondary vehicle parked in the area, where Diaz was initially contacted. Diaz was found to be in possession of a key belonging to the secondary vehicle. A search warrant was authored and served on the related vehicle. Through the service of the search warrant, deputies located approximately nineteen brick shape packages containing a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine, and multiple scales indicative to the sales of narcotics. The amount of narcotics located was estimated to be 19 kilograms, with an estimated street value of approximately $700,000.  

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Division responded and continued the investigation. Through further investigative leads, a nearby residence related to the investigation was identified. Deputies assigned to the Narcotics Division authored and served an additional warrant at the related location.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Diaz was placed under arrest for HS 11351 - Possession of narcotics for sales. Diaz was booked into the Central Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of $2,050,000 bail. 

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Deputy J. Holt of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Central Station at (909)387-3545. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Deputy J. Holt

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909) 387-3545

Case No. 122200691

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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