Photo courtesy of San Bernardino County Sheriff Department 07-2022

Investigate Reported Narcotics Sales

Locate 40+ lbs of Suspected Cocaine

19 kilograms, an estimated street value of approximate $700,000 


Friday, July 29, 2022, at 6:17 P.M., San Bernardino County Sheriff Narcotics Division Deputies assigned to the City of Grand Terrace, conducted an investigation into the report of suspected hand-to-hand narcotic sales. Through the investigation, Deputy Holt contacted Ulises Solis Diaz, who was found to have active warrants, and was in possession of illegal drug paraphernalia. Diaz was subsequently placed under arrest. During a search of Diaz's vehicle, Sheriff Deputies observed a bag containing a large quantity of suspected fentanyl pills, ammunition, and a Slim Jim burglary tool, commonly used in the commission of vehicle burglaries.

Through further investigative leads, the Narcotics Division Deputies developed information that Ulises Solis Diaz commonly accessed a secondary vehicle parked in the area, where Diaz was initially contacted. Diaz was found to be in possession of a key belonging to the secondary vehicle. A search warrant was authored and served on the related vehicle.

Through the service of the search warrant, the Deputies located approximately nineteen brick shape packages containing a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine, and multiple scales indicative to the sales of narcotics. The number of narcotics located was estimated to be19 kilograms, with an estimated street value of approximately $700,000.  

The San Bernardino County Sheriff Narcotics Division responded and continued the investigation. Through further investigative leads, a nearby residence related to the investigation was identified.  

At the conclusion of the investigation, Ulises Solis Diaz was placed under arrest for HS 11351 - Possession of narcotics for sales. Diaz was booked into the Central Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of $2,050,000 bail. 

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Deputy J. Holt of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Central Station at (909)387-3545. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.  

Refer to: Narcotics Division J. Deputy Holt
City of Grand Terrace Central Station. (909) 387-3545
Case No. 122200691

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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