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Fireworks that receive a class "B" distinction are considered professional grade and people handling them must have a license to under California State Law.
Fireworks that receive a class "B" distinction are considered professional grade and people handling them must have a license to under California Stat...

Wildomar: Police arrest two for possession of methamphetamine, illegal fireworks


Procedural vehicle stop leads to discovery of illegal items


Saturday, February 15th, 2014
Issue 07, Volume 18.
Alex Groves
Staff Writer


Police officers arrested two people around 2:30 a.m. Friday in 22100 block of Bundy Canyon in Wildomar after discovering illegal drugs and fireworks inside the vehicle they were traveling in.

Jeffrey Jay Fleming, 43, of Santa Ana and Kimberly Ann Holguin, 39, of Canyon Lake were traveling in a blue Kia Rio when they were stopped and contacted by police officers for an equipment violation, according to a Riverside County Sheriff's report.

When an officer conducted a record check on Fleming and Holguin they discovered Fleming was on felony probation for a narcotic-related offense and that Holguin had an active felony warrant, according to the report.

A probation search of the vehicle was then conducted by a police K-9, which is when officers came across the undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine and the firework, according to Sgt. David Cardoza. Advertisement
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The firework, a D.O.T. class "B" mortar type firework, was taken by the Sheriff's Hazardous Device Team, Cardoza said.

Fireworks that receive a class "B" distinction are considered professional grade. The State of California, which allows "safe and sane" fireworks to only be sold a few days each year, has strict laws and penalties for possessing and transporting professional grade equipment without a proper pyrotechnics license.

Fleming was arrested for violation of parole and pending misdemeanor charges for possession of the firework while Holguin was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Both individuals were transported to Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Officers Burch or Mosca at the Wildomar Police Department at (951)-245-3300 during normal business hours. Those calling in after hours should call (951) 776-1099.


 

4 comments

Comment Profile Imagesancho #13
Comment #1 | Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 at 11:05 pm
Tweaker scum. They will prop 36 right out of jail and go back to the same routine.
Comment Profile Imageconcerned mom
Comment #2 | Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 8:58 pm
More GARBAGE!!! Why arent they doing a nice stay in prison?
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Comment #3 | Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 at 9:02 pm
BOGUS!!!
Comment Profile Imagetruth
Comment #4 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 7:56 am
A few months later these two scum tied someone up, put a gun in his face, stole thousands of dollars worth of things from his house and stole his car.

Let them out again why dont you? Im sure they learned their lesson...

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