Saturday, May 21, 2016

Regional Gang Task Force Collars Two Tenants In "Section 8 Raid" For Possible Perjury, Alleged Fraud To Score Gov't Rent Subsidy; Pair Accused Of Pocketing Federal Aid While Housing Felons, Gang Members, Drug Dealers

In Hemet, California, The Press Enterprise reports:
  • A regional gang task force raided four Section 8 housing locations in and near Hemet where they made three arrests, investigators said.

    Task force officers and federal Housing and Urban Development agents served the search warrants Thursday, April 28, on Section 8 recipients suspected of receiving federal aid while housing violent felons, gang members or drug dealers.
    Two people were arrested for investigation of perjury and defrauding a public housing authority. One person was arrested on a felony parole warrant. Their names were not released.