A Romoland man was arrested and items reported stolen from a San Jacinto home early Wednesday morning were recovered after police found the man and the items in a vehicle that had stalled in the middle of a street.
Lamberto Gil, 34, was booked into the Banning jail on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of illegal narcotics and possession of a loaded weapon while in possession of illegal narcotics, according to a news release written by San Jacinto Police Sergeant Dave Haar.
Officers were called out at 6:30 Wednesday morning to the area of Pine Avenue and West Esplanade Avenue on a report of a suspicious person, officials said. They found Gil inside the stalled vehicle parked in the middle of the road, Haar wrote.
A search of the vehicle turned up the reportedly stolen items as well as illegal drugs and a loaded firearm, officials said. The items had been take from a San Jacinto home only hours earlier, officials said.
The investigation is ongoing, Haar wrote. He asked anyone with information on this incident to contact the San Jacinto Police Department, (951) 654-2702.