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Squatters arrested living in north Claremont home

On Tuesday, January 10 four alleged squatters were removed from a home in north Claremont.  The eviction occurred around 10:15 a.m. at the home on the 200 block of Independence Drive, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department. The reported squatters were identified as 33-year-old Jose Rosas, 30-year-old Jena Miranda of Glendora, 22-year-old Alicia Guerrero and 30-year-old Robert Alter. Mr. Rosas and Mr. Alter were initially uncooperative and refused to comply with police, but they were eventually arrested. Officers found a butane honey oil lab used to extract THC from marijuana inside the home. Three juveniles were also discovered in the home. The home is bank-owned, and the squatters had lived in the home for a number of months. Mr. Rosas was arrested for failing to leave, obstruction and for having warrants for his arrest; Mr. Alter was arrested for obstruction; and Ms. Guerrero and Ms. Miranda were arrested for child endangerment.

Be sure to see our complete police blotter coverage Friday.