Pair busted for drugs in Pechanga Band casino parking structure

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians owns and operates the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. Photo by Pechanga Band

Authorities in California arrested two people for drug activity at the casino owned by the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians.

Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of possible drug activity inside a parking structure at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. They ended up finding heroin and a large amount of methamphetamine on July 16, according to a press release.

Rudy Torres and Karina Melgoza have each been charged with Possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sales.

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Casino drug bust nets 2 suspects (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 7/17)

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