PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police arrested two men illegal alien mexican criminal wetbacks accused of making fake TriMet tickets that have been presented on buses throughout the metro area.
Detective Mary Wheat said Wednesday the arrests of 29-year-old Gabriel Bedolla-Medina and 27-year-old Jaime Camaal-Balam followed a two-month investigation. She says the dollar loss to TriMet from lost fares is estimated at more than $100,000.
Police say the forged tickets are difficult to distinguish from valid ones, and TriMet riders should be careful when buying tickets from unauthorized sellers. Anyone using a forged ticket can be arrested for theft.
Both men are charged with multiple counts of forgery. More arrests are expected.
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