Menifee: Pair Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Car & and Illegal Firearm

Menifee, CA – On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Officers from the Menifee Police Department were conducting a business check at the Motel 6, located at 27955 Encanto Drive, Menifee.

While at the location, Officers learned a subject was in possession of an illegal firearm. During their investigation, Officers contacted Marcos Saldana, 32, and Erica Trujillo, 35, both residents of Perris, CA.

Officers discovered a stolen vehicle that was driven to the location by Saldana. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a stolen firearm that had been stolen out of Texas. Saldana was arrested and booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center on weapon and vehicle theft charges. Trujillo had an outstanding felony warrant and was also booked into jail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Officer’s Chavez or Bryan at (951) 210-1000.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department