A probationer and his companion suspected of gun and methamphetamine possession were arrested while driving through Hemet, authorities said Thursday.

Jose Alfredo Perez Gonzalez, 35, and Emily Renee Craven, 27, were arrested and booked into the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning Wednesday.

Gonzalez was jailed on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a felon in possession of ammunition, possessing an unregistered gun and probation violations.

Craven was jailed on suspicion of possession of controlled substances, receiving stolen property and possession of a stolen vehicle.

According to Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Art Paez, members of the San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force were patrolling the 700 block of Sanderson Avenue when they spotted the duo and conducted a traffic stop based on suspicions that they were engaged in illegal activity.

“During this investigation, Emily was found to be in possession of 29 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia,” Paez said. “Jose was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm firearm and several rounds of live ammunition.”

The pair were taken into custody without incident.

Background information on Craven was unavailable, and details on Gonzalez’s criminal history weren’t provided in jail records.

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