Menifee woman arrested transporting, selling narcotics


TEMECULA — During a traffic stop on Sept. 30 in Temecula, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant from the Temecula Sheriff’s Station and his partner discovered a Menifee woman was transporting a large amount of narcotics and arrested.
During the stop, the deputies found that Christina Marie Quintero, 25, of Menifee had several outstanding arrest warrants for narcotics-related offenses as well as a suspended license.
A search of the vehicle was conducted, and deputies located 118 grams of methamphetamine, 2.4 grams of heroin, 70.4 grams of marijuana, 10 Hydrocodone pills, packaging, a digital scale, and other items common with the sales of narcotics.
Quintero was arrested and transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center on charges of transportation for sales of methamphetamine and heroin. While being processed for booking, an additional 24.5 grams of heroin were located hidden on her body.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Deputy Punzalan at the Southwest Sheriff’s Station at (951) 696-3000 or Riverside County Sheriff’s dispatch at (951) 776-1099.