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French Valley: Heroin Found, 2 Arrested

Twenty grams of heroin were allegedly found inside a French Valley home, according to a news release from the Temecula Police Department.

Two people were arrested Wednesday in French Valley in connection with an ongoing investigation into heroin sales in Temecula, according to police.

Richard Dennis Murphy Jr., 27, and Rebecca Lacy Grimshaw, 23, were taken into custody when a search warrant was served at about 5 p.m. in the 31400 block of Rivera Street in Winchester, according to a news release written by Temecula police Lt. Doug McGrew.

The Temecula Police Department's Special Enforcement Team had been working on the investigation, which led them to that address where they believe the primary suspect lived, McGrew said.

While serving the warrant Wednesday, McGrew said officers detained Murphy and Grimshaw away from the property.

"Murphy was in possession of five grams of heroin, and Grimshaw was under the influence," McGrew said. "Officers entered the home with the search warrant and obtained an additional 20 grams of heroin."

Grimshaw was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence, and Murphy on suspicion of possession of heroin for sale, the lieutenant said.

Grimshaw has since been released from Southwest Detention Center on the misdemeanor charge, while Murphy remains jailed on no bail and faces a probation revocation hearing, according to sheriff's jail records.

livinsloher January 17, 2013 at 11:30 PM
wheres the like button????
Brenda January 18, 2013 at 12:21 AM
I agree JJ. All of these drugs are horrible to get off of and sounds like we watch the same shows. I watch the ones of them traffic'ing it, selling it, making it, and its a horrible sad story for everyone, the end user's especially. You have illegals stuck in basically a barred in location making this stuff, definately not the freedom they thought they were getting when a Jeffe paid their way to the USA. Its a big vicious cycle starting with other countries and its people trying to make money, and where shooting someone for 50 bucks is the norm. People like these men escape all the stressors of life and that is how so many, even older specially start using. All it takes is one time and we are hooked. Its hard not to try it the first time because its so easy to get, and then forget all else. Hope these guys get some help along with the sentencings. But the one guy appears to have parole violations also which is going to keep him in jail at least for now. These guys dont get help in jail and what is offered when they get out is the Salvation Army (unless they have a great medical insurance, for a one month program) for long term care and there is waiting lists of a year for that. Hope you guys get help and primarily do NOT sell it anymore to anyone else please.
Brenda January 18, 2013 at 12:28 AM
Tbone? When did you get so darn mean and negative? Specially lately? Police officers NEVER know what they are going to walk into when drugs are involved. Having a couple Federal Marshal friends I can tell you that not even you Tbone, oh powerful one, would walk in on that without plenty of backup. Thankfully I guess they ran into two guys who need some serious help to get off drugs, and had a bit to sell. Have you seen the busts where they walk into 20 armed guys who are in there manufacturing and bullets are flying, with a side of 2 women and 3 children? I guess not Tbone. I don't think its a job you would do would you? and by yourself?
JJ Mclure January 18, 2013 at 01:49 AM
they arrest low level dealers to lead them to the big fish
Michael January 18, 2013 at 03:27 AM
Brenda,The patch said nothing about illegals in the article.you are blaming the two lowlifes woes, who got arrested, on illegals?How did illegals get in the mix?drug dealers come in all colors,thats really some narrow minded logic.
ginalou January 18, 2013 at 03:28 AM
Why does the issue of illegals come up? Illegal what? Not all criminals are illegal, Jeffe
wolfcreek January 18, 2013 at 03:32 AM
Here we go again, they are just trying to be first in line to obtain an apartment at the Summerhouse Project.
Michael January 18, 2013 at 04:24 AM
Wolfcreek,What are you talking about?
Brenda January 18, 2013 at 04:54 AM
Thats true too JJ, as long as the guys arrested arent too scared to fink the bigger guys out. :/ Dang JJ sometimes I think you are a cop!! And just show your butt on here like a chit.
Brenda January 18, 2013 at 05:00 AM
I was referring to shows I watch on TV about drug trafficing Michael. They are always along the Mexico and US borders. The illegals coming here thinking they are coming for a new life but to pay their transport fee back to the drug bosses they are stuck making drugs, distributing drugs out of boarded up houses or wherehouses. I wont go into other details but its a nasty horrible mess of human traffic'ing along with the drug traffic'ing. That was all I was referring to, the many documentaries where they put in real journalists and hidden camera's. Vanguard is one of them and there are many other shows just cant think of the name of them. Its all just really a sad, no end in sight situation and if you watch these shows it pretty much shows that. :/
ginalou January 18, 2013 at 05:31 AM
What about all the meth labs in the I.E. are we gonna blame those on the illegals too?
Brenda January 18, 2013 at 10:56 AM
Gina, Please read the responses a bit more in depth so you know we are talking about TV shows, and where drugs starts, and then end up in the hands of these two guys that need some help. Actually, if you have watched cops or a few other shows, Mead Valley is the smoking pot of Meth and black tar heroin. Go up there and tell me who you see selling it all over the streets? Blatantly smoking and selling it? They are made to do that to pay the drug lords back for transportation to the US, manufacture, sell it. If you watch a bust on TV it will discuss just how many are illegals and how they have to arrest them and add on immigration charges, but I am thinking this convo I was responding to JJ, went over a few heads and got too detailed. LOL, if you read it better I am showing how sad it is that illegals think they are coming over here to the land of the free, but its not that way when they get here, they have to work it off for the Jeffe, up to and including killing people.
JJ Mclure January 18, 2013 at 01:58 PM
of course
JJ Mclure January 18, 2013 at 01:59 PM
all illegals are criminals
Michael January 18, 2013 at 02:15 PM
Brenda you watch way too much T.V. Your logic and information seems to come from TV shows so I dont think people put much value in your one sided view and opinion.
SA January 18, 2013 at 05:06 PM
What a joke … Make all drugs legal and problem solved, as if you don’t do it know you won’t do it then; plus it will thin out the herd on ODs. Further, since when is it illegal to get loaded in your own home behind a locked door (unless on parole or probation).
ginalou January 18, 2013 at 05:12 PM
There are meth labs in romoland run by white Americans. I get the details and have seen the shows. I've seen cops and seen lots of races commuting crimes. Just because somebody's skin isn't white what makes you think they are illegal?
ginalou January 18, 2013 at 05:34 PM
If there was no market for drugs we wouldn't have a problem. You sound like an unhappy ignorant person. I take it your native American and your ancestors didn't immigrate from another country? These guys got arrested for making the choice to sell and use drugs, an illegal didn't hold a gun to their head and make them do it.
Truthful January 18, 2013 at 07:32 PM
And they make such a stink about weed.! Never heard of anyone ODing or jonesing for weed!
JJ Mclure January 18, 2013 at 08:33 PM
they don't advertise it...the libs run the media
JJ Mclure January 18, 2013 at 08:33 PM
nothing else for them to be
Adrian January 18, 2013 at 08:38 PM
At least you're consistent, Wolfcreek.
tbone January 18, 2013 at 10:08 PM
Man the whole war on drugs what a shame just another money maker for the government .Lets see two more in prison times those already in prison equalls over a million dollars a year in the pockets of those who own the prison .Nothing but a business for the private investors .
tbone January 18, 2013 at 10:08 PM
Man the whole war on drugs what a shame just another money maker for the government .Lets see two more in prison times those already in prison equalls over a million dollars a year in the pockets of those who own the prison .Nothing but a business for the private investors .
Brenda January 19, 2013 at 01:50 AM
Michael I also follow the news and isnt that how all of us get our information on everything going on in our cities, states, other countries? LOL, I know I am definately not following a car/truck/van into the United States to find out who it goes to, who gets dropped off or picked up, or who goes to a growing or manufacturing area. I would rather let journalists do that. My statement definately is not" one sided" and it doesnt make sense you say that?. Its just a statement, a thought, about the drug problems that range from other countries and then into ours, where we also grow and manufacture them. Countries that we give billions of dollars to to help fight the drug way on their side. How do we know these things over the years? From news stations reporting the news, government news conferences, investigative reporting, all on the internet, news channels, or newspapers. Is there some other ways drugs are brought into our country, or made in our country and transported that I didnt mention? I would be glad to add it to my knowledge base(at my old age of 53 I think I still have room) because the more we are aware of drugs the more we can hopefully be informed in our neighborhoods of what might be going on, try to help users/sellers or stop them..
Brenda January 19, 2013 at 01:53 AM
SA, alot of the time I agree with you. Concerning adults definately. Then adults are responsible for keeping their kids off the stuff or not. As it is now adults and/or kids are going to use it now anyway. Just hate to see otherwise good people and kids get wrapped up in this stuff.
wolfcreek January 19, 2013 at 05:03 AM
Michael, it is the low income housing project at 79 south and Margarita that was originally for homeless people but now it will be for the parolees and druggies with a few good people thrown in
Brenda January 19, 2013 at 07:45 AM
Wolfcreek, Down by where the new hospital is then? Ahhh.....are you sure about the low income housing, or parolees etc? Hell, a few of my doctors are down there and I would hate to be target practice. I thought it was somewhere over by Old Town you kept referring to that would go with the other low income housing/apartments.
Phil Hergap January 24, 2013 at 09:30 PM
Where were you raised? it obviously is not The U.S.! I cam across one of your posts where you troll your neighborhood getting into business that HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU! DO you check the length of the blades of grass on people lawns? It's none of your damn business if someone is not working, then again how is it that you troll the neighborhood looking for people who are not working unless you yourself do not work! Those people you call the cops on wow! Man think what could happen when you step on the wrong toes!
Syd March 06, 2013 at 10:49 AM
Get them all. Too many broken hearts and broken dreams.. because H is to easy and cheap to get. crush every dealer big or small ... like a roach. It doesn't matter how little the dealer is. That dealer is still responsible for the rippling effect. The problems that small time dealer creates are bigger than he/she knows.

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