By Anthony Saude
Eastvale – Eastvale Police Department has deputy’s patrolling businesses later in the evening as part of their commercial burglary suppression nightly patrols. This is the type of proactive action taken that the City of Eastvale should take pride in.
On June 8, at approximately 10:00 PM, a deputy of the Eastvale Police Department noticed a suspicious vehicle with an occupant parked at the Eastvale Gateway Shopping Center in the 6000 Block of Hamner Avenue in Eastvale.
The deputy approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver, he was able to identify him as Willie Abarca, a 43-year-old Eastvale resident. After further investigation by the deputy it was discovered that Abarca was currently on formal probation for drug sales in San Bernardino County. Abarca was also identified as being an active member of a well known criminal street gang.
The deputy conducted a vehicle search and discovered approximately two ounces of methamphetamine and other paraphernalia indicative of methamphetamine sales in Abarca’s possession. The deputy arrested Abarca and he was booked into custody at the Robert Presley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga and charged with methamphetamine sales.