Written by AARON CASTREJON
COVINA – Three people were arrested after a probation search uncovered drugs and a weapon.
Officers searched an occupied room at Vanlee Hotel, 1211 E. Garvey Ave., at 9 a.m. November 17. The probation search was conducted on a convicted felon who is also a parolee, according to the Covina Police Department.
The convicted felon, 44-year-old Jose Cardona of Baldwin Park, was found with two others in the room: 34-year-old Lupe Padilla of Baldwin Park and El Monte woman Tracey Martinez, 35.detectives discovered a stolen and loaded revolver, and three ounces of methamphetamine, according to the Covina Police Department.
All three suspects were arrested and booked on suspicion of felony violations. Their court arraignment was scheduled for November 19.