After several people complained to law enforcement officials regarding a couple begging for money at a Chevron gas station in San Jacinto, the duo was arrested on Thursday Oct. 4 just before 4 p.m., it was reported today.
San Jacinto residents Ruben Zavala, 33 and Patricia Rodriquez, 40, were both were arrested for trespassing and panhandling.
Sgt. Joey Nardone explained the city of San Jacinto takes a zero tolerance stance against panhandling.
The suspects were booked into Smith Correctional Facility.
Anyone with further information regarding this case can contact Officer Searl of the San Jacinto Police Department at 951-654-2702.
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