DATE OF EVENT: April 28, 2021
TYPE OF EVENT: HS 11378 – Possession of a Controlled
Substance for Sales
HS 11366 – Operating or Maintaining a Drug
HS 11364 – Possession of Narcotics
Felony Warrant (Charges HS 11378 and HS
LOCATION: 1500 block of S. Mayo St. – City of Ridgecrest
SUSPECT: Scott Alan Gorge – 41 year old Ridgecrest Resident
On 04/28/21, at approximately 7:25 PM, Ridgecrest Police Department Officers Pietrangelo, Arnold and Speers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of S. Mayo St. in an attempt to locate Scott Gorge, as he had a felony arrest warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales and Operating or Maintaining a Drug House. Upon their arrival, Gorge was located and taken into custody for the outstanding warrant.
During a probation search of Gorge’s residence, officers located over an ounce of suspected methamphetamine, items indicative of controlled substance sales and a large amount of US currency.
Gorge was arrested for the listed charges, as well as the warrant. He was later transported to the Central Receiving Facility (CRF) in Bakersfield, CA.
JED MCLAUGHLIN, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sgt. R. Marrone