Murrieta: Convicted Felon Sentenced to Two Years for Selling Cocaine from a Temecula House


Co-Defendant Sentenced to Three Years Felony Probation in September

Robert Lee Madden, 31, who was caught dealing cocaine out of his Temecula home in early May was was sentenced Thursday to two years in state prison. His co-defendant, Temecula resident Michael David Grytness 49, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance earlier in September and was sentenced to three years felony probation.

Officers from the Temecula Police Department’s Special Enforcement (SET) Team had concluded a month long investigation regarding the reported sales of illegal drugs from a residence within the 42000 block of Kaffirboom Court, Temecula.

On Friday, May 4th SET officers conducted surveillance at the location and observed two vehicles stop in front of the suspected residence. While stopped at the location, an occupant from each vehicle exited and entered the residence for a very short time. The subjects returned to the vehicles and left the location.

Temecula SET officers conducted an investigative stop of each of the two vehicles observed leaving the target residence where the activity was occurring.While serving the search warrant, officers located illegal drugs, packaging, a digital scale and U.S. currency consistent with illegal drugs sales.

Madden, a convicted felon, has multiple prior drug-related convictions.

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