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Hesperia Police File Photo (photo by Hugo C. Valdez)
Hesperia Police File Photo (photo by Hugo C. Valdez)

Three Family Members Arrested in Honey Oil Lab Bust in Hesperia

HESPERIA, CA:( Authorities announced the arrest of three individuals following the discovery of a honey oil lab located in a Hesperia home.

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, at approximately 8:55 a.m., Deputies of the Hesperia Station were dispatched to assist US Marshals at a residence on the 10700 block of Arabian Court. US Marshals were at the location reference a case out of Pasadena.

During their contact, a suspect, later identified as 46-year-old Rafael Aguila pointed a loaded gun at officers at the scene. The suspect was detained without any injury to the officers.

Deputies obtained a search warrant for the residence and located two additional suspects in connection with a honey oil lab and honey oil for sales located inside the residence and garage.

All three suspects were arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center.

Rafael Aguila, a prior felon was charged with attempted murder, false identification to an officer, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm; prohibited from owning ammunition and a warrant from Los Angeles.

Rafael Aguila, 23, and Christian Aguila, 19, were also arrested for manufacturing a control substance and possession of marijuana for sale.

This investigation is currently ongoing.

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