On Sunday May 25, 2014 at approximately 12:42 p.m., a deputy from
Grand Terrace Sheriff’s Station conducted a traffic stop at 22491 De Berry St.
in Grand Terrace. During contact with
the occupants the driver identified as Nicholas Mendoza displayed signs of
being under the influence of a controlled substance. With the
assistance from deputies assigned to the city of Loma Linda a search of Mendoza
was conducted and deputies located burglary tools and 23.6 grams of
The female passenger identified as Katrina Castillo initially
provided a name belonging to another person.
Through investigation Castillo was found to have a no bail warrant for
her arrest. She also had 1 gram of
methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in her property inside the vehicle.
Both suspects were arrested and transported to Central Detention
Center for booking. Inside Central
Detention Center Castillo had an additional 7.3 grams of methamphetamine hidden
in her clothing. In total approximately
32 grams of methamphetamine were removed from the streets of Grand Terrace.
with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Central
Station at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call
the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on
the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy Garcia
Station: Central Station –
Phone No. (909)
Case No. 121400342