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GP Police Collared 2 Men on Warrants during Weekend Check at Riverside Park

Grants Pass Police apprehended two men on statewide and local warrants during a weekend patrol check at a city park.

The Police Department reports officers arrested 31-year-old Joseph Lee-Al Sierra and 32-year-old Kyle Flury Palomino at Riverside Park on Saturday morning.

Police said they observed Sierra and Palomino with tin foil and fentanyl residue in plain view. Both were cited to appear in court for the narcotics violations and given 30-day exclusions from the park. A routine records check revealed that both were wanted on warrants.

Joseph Sierra was wanted on a Santiam Correctional Institution warrant for Felony Parole Violation stemming from a 3rd-Degree Robbery conviction. He was lodged at the Josephine County Jail on a no-bail detainer.

Kyle Palomino was wanted on two Jackson County felony warrants both charging him with failing to appear in court for Probation Violation related to past arrests for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was also jailed without bail.

Officers said a tent with wet and soiled clothing, drugs and food items were removed from the park and disposed of at Southern Oregon Sanitation.
Posted on 12/5/23 6:31AM by Sam Marsh