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Sheriff’s Deputy Relieved of Duty; Home Searched

CORONA, Calif. (KTLA) — An L.A. County sheriff’s deputy has been relieved of duty and is under investigation.

KTLA caught exclusive pictures of a large supply of weapons and other evidence being removed from the Corona home of Deputy Richard Piquette.

Authorities won’t say why the home was searched or why Piquette is under investigation.

Piquette, who works as an in-custody deputy at the jails, has been suspended with pay. So far, he has not been charged with a crime.

Many neighbors, who wouldn’t speak on camera, said they weren’t terribly surprised by the search at the house.

They said there is a lot of traffic in and out of the house at all hours.