7:00 PM PT: Ventura County Sheriff’s say the search warrant was for a 23-year-old man named Donovan Ruiz, and he was taken into custody. We’re told his arrest was related to a recent narcotics overdose death. Officials say Ruiz lived at Cher’s residence, and he is reportedly the son of her longtime assistant.
Cops executed a search warrant at the Malibu home of Cher on Thursday afternoon.
According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, a warrant was served at the home at 2:30 PM on Thursday. Authorities are still on scene.
Officials for LASD tell The Blast they were given a courtesy call from Ventura that they were conducting an operation in the area, but were not involved.
Cher, who is currently on tour in Australia, was not home at the time.
This is a developing story …