San Jacinto City Councilman Joel Lopez arrested for domestic violence, charged with 3 felonies

San Jacinto City Councilmember Joel Lopez. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Embattled San Jacinto City Councilman Joel Lopez is once again in hot water, this time for a charge of domestic violence and committing a felony while on bail. Lopez, 35, who was indicted in June on felony counts of conspiracy and maintaining an unlawful marijuana facility, as well as misdemeanor counts of selling cannabis without a permit and failure to file a sales and use tax return with the state, was arrested Aug. 5, after police identified him as a suspect in a domestic violence case. According to a police report written by Officer Wade Lenton, San Jacinto Station deputies began in investigation into a series of domestic violence incidents regarding two separate incidents, one Saturday, July 31, in Los Angeles and the second in San Jacinto Aug. 5. Lopez who was out on $100,0
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