On 12-08-12, at approximately 5:30 pm, Hemet Police officers responded to an alarm at a City of Hemet building located near the police station. Two subjects with flashlights were seen in an open area, enclosed by fencing near some of the buildings.
Officers entered the area and detained two suspects. Investigation revealed that the two men had entered the enclosed yard, removed items from the back of a pick-up truck, and moved them to an area along the fence-line before being detained. The items they were attempting to take were estimated to cost several hundred dollars and consisted of yard maintenace tools, hand tools, and a small tool box.
Arrested and Booked into Jail:
Alejandro Mendez-Diaz, 39 Years, Transient from Hemet CA.
Charges: Grand Theft and Violation of Probation.
John Michael Fino, 45 Years, Transient from Hemet CA.
Charge: Grand Theft.