Alleged chop shop raid in San Jacinto County

By Megan Whitworth
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Ten vehicles were found, thus far, chopped up when authorities raid an alleged chop shop on Friday, Feb. 2 in San Jacinto County, according to authorities.

SJC Sheriff Greg Capers said it was approximately $300,000 - $400,000 in total cost of vehicles.

The chop shop has alleged connections to the Aryan Brotherhood.

Five people were arrested in the raid, three men and two females, Capers said.

Charges will be at the least Possession of Meth, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Heroin, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Auto Theft and possibly Engaging in Organized Crime, according to Capers.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.