IMPERIAL — The Imperial County Sheriff's Office will be filing complaints with the District Attorney's Office against three Imperial residents who holed up in a convenience store bathroom until coaxed out by law enforcement officers here Friday night.
County Sheriff's Sgt. Manuel Garcia said Frank Lee Woodard, 20, Christopher Lee Evans, 20, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested about 9:45 p.m. for possession of a narcotic, possession of a narcotic for sale, transportation of a narcotic and possession of a stolen vehicle.
The suspects are alleged to have been in possession of seven small bags of marijuana.
They were arrested inside the Circle K convenience store on Barioni Boulevard and Highway 86 in Imperial.
According to reports, the three suspects were alleged to be speeding in a silver sport-utility vehicle north of Imperial by county Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Pennington.
Pennington followed the suspects through Imperial as he did a check of the plates of the SUV. Information came back that the vehicle was stolen.