Perris City Councilman Arrested on Suspicion of Drug Use
Perris city councilman Julio Rodriguez was arrested June 24 on suspicion of being under the influe...
Deputies from the Perris Police Department responded to a reported theft at a hotel near the 500 block of Redlands Boulevard in Perris about 7:30 a.m. The victim, Rodriguez, displayed symptoms consistent with being under the influence of drugs. During a subsequent search of Rodriguez' hotel room, drug paraphernalia and a small quantity of methamphetamine was located.
Rodriguez, 28, was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance. The bail in this case is set at $5,000.
The original reported theft investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can contact Perris Police Investigator Pluimer at 951-210-1000 or PerrisStation@RiversideSheriff.org.