Only weeks after Pala Tribal Chairman Robert Smith's daughter was arrested on assault weapons charges, NOW, murder. IS it safe to go to the Casino at Pala?
Sheriff's Homicide detectives have arrested 32 year-old Anthony James Boles Sr. and 30 year old Tyann Louise Allen for the murder of a 44 year old male found inside their home on the Pala Indian Reservation. Sources say they are tribal members
On the night of March 2, 2016, Anthony Boles Sr. and Tyann Allen reported to Pala Tribal Security that after returning home from dinner they found an unknown deceased male in their garage. Pala Security Officers entered the home and found an adult male deceased in the garage. At approximately 11:00 PM, deputies entered the home and confirmed that the deceased male had apparent gunshot wounds.
Detectives from the San Diego Sheriff's Homicide Detail responded to the scene to investigate. The investigation established probable cause to arrest Boles and Allen for murder. The motive of the homicide is still under investigation.
One of two North County residents who reported finding a stranger dead in the garage of their home last week pleaded not guilty today, Mon., March 7 to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Anthony James Boles, 32, faces up to three years in prison if convicted of the gun offense. He was ordered held on $200,000 bail.
Boles and Tyann Louise Allen, 33, were arrested last Thursday, March 3, at the Valley Center Sheriff’s Substation, where they had voluntarily gone to be questioned about the shooting death of 44-year-old Bradley Trujillo Jr., whom they claimed not to have known.
Allen has not been charged with any crime in the case and is expected to be released from jail.
On Wednesday evening, Allen and Boles reported finding Trujillo’s body upon returning to their residence on Robles Way in Pala following a dinner outing, sheriff’s Lt. Dan Brislin said.
The victim died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office, which ruled his death a homicide.
Authorities have disclosed no suspected motive for the slaying. Allen’s and Boles’ assertions that they were not acquainted with Trujillo remain under investigation, the lieutenant said.
Detectives said they found no evidence of forced entry at the home.
Boles is scheduled to be back in court March 15 for a readiness conference. A preliminary hearing is set for March 17.