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Men illegally in U.S. arrested for pulling gun on Utah man in love triangle dispute

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Posted at 3:41 PM, Jun 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 17:48:10-04
Mario Esteban Zepeda-Palma, of St. George, Utah. - Washington County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News

Mario Esteban Zepeda-Palma – Washington County Sheriff’s Office via St. George News

ST. GEORGE,  Utah – Two men who were illegally in the U.S. have been arrested in southern Utah after pulling a gun during an alleged dispute about a love triangle.

According to the St. George News, officers were called to Sand Hollow State Park on reports of two men with a gun assaulting another man Sunday.

Police arrived to find two men and a woman in a black Honda.

Juan Carlos Pacheco-Martinez - Washington County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News

Juan Carlos Pacheco-Martinez – Washington County Sheriff’s Office via St. George News

Mario Esteban Zepeda-Palma was driving and Juan Carlos Pacheco-Martinez and  Mejia Florectia were also in the car.

Inside the car officers found a backpack with a .22-caliber revolver wrapped in a towel, methamphetamine and two pipes with methamphetamine residue.

The St. George News also reported police found falsified social security documents in Pacheco-Martinez’s wallet inside the backpack.

The two men are now facing weapon and drug charges among others.

Click here for complete details from the St. George News.