County probation officers arrest Rialto couple after machine gun, drugs and money found
RIALTO — During a routine compliance check, probation officers arrested a couple after methamphetamine, cash and a fully automatic machine gun were found in the couple’s Rialto home, authorities said.Raymond Thompson, 44, and Julisse Hart, 35, were arrested on suspicion of violating the terms of their parole, as well as drug, firearms and possession-of-stolen-property offenses, according to a San Bernardino County Probation Department news release.
When officers went to complete a routine check of the couple’s home in the 700 block of South Orange Street, the people inside took some time before opening the door, authorities said.
Officers found Thompson hiding in a bathroom. He reportedly had a small amount of methamphetamine and $3,000 in cash. Officers also noticed drug paraphernalia and a scale in the home, authorities said.
A search with a drug-sniffing dog revealed additional drug paraphernalia, numerous forms of identification, Social Security and credit cards, financial records, and checks all consistent with identity theft crimes, authorities said.
Officers reportedly also recovered a shotgun with the serial number removed and a fully-automatic Uzi submachine gun. Both weapons were loaded, authorities said.