Teens caught for DUI long after curfew
exeter – Two juveniles were arrested last week after trying to evade police officers while drinking and driving. A 16-year-old male was driving with a 14-year-old female passenger at 3:40 a.m. on Sunday, May 7 when officers attempted to pull them over. The driver did not immediately pull over but Exeter Police Officers eventually got the car to stop at the corner of Vista Court and Rolling Hills Street in Exeter.
Both juveniles were taken into custody as the male had a blood alcohol content of more than .05% and the female had a blood alcohol content of .01%. There names were not released because they are under the age of 18. Both were booked into the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility on charges of evading a peace officer, driving under the influence, minor driving under the influence of alcohol.
Exeter Police Log
Wednesday, April 2
At approximately 10:45 a.m., in a lost child was found in the area of Schroth Park. The parents were located and the incident was turned over to Tulare county child welfare services for further investigation.
Tuesday, April 11
At 7:14p.m. in the are of Glenn View and Meadow, a victim reported vandalism with a loss amount of $100.00. A report was taken.
Thursday, April 13
At 4:40 p.m. on Highway 198 west of Highway 65, officers arrested a man for carrying a concealed weapon. Noe Plancarte, 33, was arrested after officers discovered a was carrying a dagger. He was booked into Main Jail.
Wednesday, April 26
At 10:45 a.m. at the corner of Belmont Road and Vine Street, officers were able to locate a lost child at Schroth Park. The parents were located and the incident was turned over to Tulare County child welfare services for further investigation.
Thursday, April 27
At 9:52 a.m. in the 400 block of W. Maple Ave., officers dispatched for a report of domestic battery. Freddy Nicholas Balderas, 30, of Exeter had disabled the phone line when the victim tried to call 911. He was arrested and booked into the Main Jail for domestic battery and disabling a phone line during a 911 call.
Sunday, April 30
At 11:28 a.m. in the 600 block of S. Kaweah Ave., officers responded to an armed robbery. An Exeter resident reported being robbed at gun point by several suspects in broad daylight, in the middle of the day on a Sunday. The robbers made off with $30 cash. An investigation is underway by Exeter Police Department.
Tuesday, May 2
If you’re looking for a lost gun, the Exeter Police Department might have it. At 4 p.m. in the 500 block of S. Kaweah Ave., a guest at the Kaweah Motel discovered a firearm and reported it to the police. Officers arrived to take custody of the gun and the EPD is seeking the owner of the gun. To inquire about the lost gun, call 559-592-3103.
Wednesday, May 3
At 8:28 a.m., in the 700 block of Westwood Dr., a resident reported damage to a vehicle with a loss of $350. A vandalism report was taken by Exeter P.D.