A person and girl from San Diego County suspected of dealing medication and issuing threats on a street, then partaking in a standoff with Riverside sheriff’s deputies, have been arrested this week.
Kevin David Hofseth, 37, of Escondido, and Lindsay Christine Salomone, 35, of San Diego, have been taken into custody on suspicion of transportation of managed substances on the market and obstruction of peace officers.
Hofseth was moreover arrested on allegations of firearm assault and brandishing a gun.
Each have been being held on $50,000 bail – Hofseth on the Byrd Detention Middle in Murrieta, and Salomone on the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside.
In keeping with Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Fred Collazo, about 1 p.m. Monday, two motorists touring alongside El Cariso Path, west of Lake Elsinore, encountered the suspects, who appeared stalled with their car and a trailer in tow.
The motorists, whose names weren’t disclosed, stopped and provided help, however “Hofseth made threatening feedback whereas brandishing a rifle of their course,” Collazo mentioned.
He mentioned the witnesses retreated to a protected distance and referred to as 911, quickly after which patrol deputies and SWAT personnel reached the placement.
“After a prolonged standoff, Hofseth was taken into custody, and Salomone was detained,” the sergeant mentioned. “Throughout the investigation, the (suspects) have been discovered to be in possession of managed substances that have been indicative of gross sales.”
– Metropolis Information Service