Exeter Police Log
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Officers were dispatched to a trespassing in the 300 block of S. Orange. A male suspect was seen in the backyard of the residence and was confronted by the homeowner. The homeowner was able to obtain a license plate for the vehicle driven by the suspect.
Thursday, Nov. 29
At 4:15 p.m., in the 100 block of N. B St., officers responded in regards to a domestic fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers arrested Victor Eduardo Carrillo, 30, for charges of Spousal Abuse with Injury and Child Endangerment. Carrillo was transported to the police department for processing and was later transported to the Tulare County Main Jail where he was booked.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Officers contacted Michael Cole, 24, regarding an outstanding felony bench warrant. Cole was taken into custody and transported to the Tulare County Main Jail without incident.
In the 300 block of N. Albert, officers responded regarding a theft of a wallet. Officers contacted the victim who stated two males came to his residence showing interest in buying it and walked through the residence. The victim stated his wallet was on his dresser at this time. Approximately two hours after the males left the victim noticed his wallet was missing and contacted the police.
Thursday, Dec. 6
In the 200 block of S. Quince, officers contacted and arrested Michael Langenderfer at his residence for an active warrant. He was later released with a promise to appear.
In the 1400 block of W. Willow, officers contacted and arrested Benny Padilla at his residence for an active felony warrant. Padilla was transported and booked into Tulare County Main Jail.
Friday, Dec. 7
At 3:00 p.m., in the 600 block of Emperor St., Jimmie Dale Barnett, 44 of Exeter was arrested for several felony warrants. The charges included drug possession and theft. Barnett was booked into the Tulare County Main Jail.
At 3:30 p.m., in the 600 block of Emperor, officers responded in regards of contacting a suspect who had committed the crime of Criminal Threats and Child Endangerment the day before. Upon arrival officers arrested Pete Gallegos, 42, for charges of Criminal Threats with Gang Enhancement and Child Endangerment. Gallegos was transported to the police department for processing and was later transported to the Tulare County Main Jail where he was booked without incident.
At 3:30 p.m., in the 600 block of Emperor, officers responded in regards of contacting a suspect who had committed the crime of Aggravated Assault the day before where the victim received severe injuries. Upon arrival officers arrested a 16-year-old female juvenile for charges of Aggravated Assault with Gang Enhancement. The Juvenile was transported to the police department for processing and was later transported to the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility where she was booked without incident.
Saturday, Dec. 8
In the 100 block of S. G, officers received a report of a stolen debit card and credit card. The theft is currently being investigated.
Monday, Dec. 10
At Exeter Union High School, a 16-year-old male was arrested for being in possession of marijuana on campus. The juvenile was transported to the police department and later released to a parent.
Lindsay Police Log
Wednesday, Nov. 28
At 11:58 p.m., in the area of Honolulu and Sweet Brier, police initiated a traffic stop on a red Ford Mustang, and contacted the front passenger Kristi Spears, who provided police with a false name. After further investigation Spears was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance, in possession of drug paraphernalia and had an active felony warrant for her arrest with a bail of $25,000. Police also contacted the rear passenger Brittany Rico, who was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Both Spears and Rico were transported to the police department for processing. The driver of the vehicle was released at the scene without charges. Rico was later cited and released on a signed promise to appear. Spears was later cited on her fresh charges and later booked at the Porterville Sub-Station on the warrant.
Friday, Nov. 30
At 11:56 p.m., in the area of Tulare and Elmwood, police contacted Carter, who was found to be in possession of a concealed dirk or dagger and in possession of drug paraphernalia. Carter was arrested, transported to the police department, processed, and later transported, booked, and lodged at Bob Wiley Detention Facility.
Saturday, Dec. 1
At 9:25 p.m., dispatch advised of a report of a subject breaking the windows in the 400 block of E. Valencia. Officers responded to the scene and contacted the victim, who advised that he was inside his residence when he heard glass breaking. He also stated that he exited his residence to investigate and noticed that his front window had been broken. The reporting person stated that his neighbors had advised him that the male subject who had broken the window had ran north on Locke. Police gathered the necessary information for a report. During this incident a call came in regarding a subject in the yard at 300 block of Lindsay St. Police responded and contacted a male subject in the yard. Roberto Preciado, who was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was also found to be involved in the earlier vandalism call. Preciado was arrested for public intoxication and later cited and released. Police were still at the vandalism scene when he contacted Gabriel Perez, who was found to be highly intoxicated. He was arrested for public intoxication and later transported to the Porterville Sub-Station for housing.
At 2:03 p.m., while on general patrol, police observed Ernesto Cabrera, and Vincent Solis, in front of 600 block N. Gale Hill. Cabrera was wanted for questioning regarding a robbery which had occurred earlier in the shift. Police observed Cabrera run into the rear of the above address and Solis ran southbound. Officers responded and located Cabrera inside the residence. While conducting a search of his person, officers located the property which had been stolen during the robbery. Officers then observed Solis leaving the scene on a bicycle, westbound on Tulare. Solis initially failed to yield but stopped a short time later. He was found to be heavily intoxicated and refused to comply with orders. Solis was taken into custody and both subjects were transported to the police department for processing. Cabrera was booked at Porterville Sub-Station. Solis was transported to his residence and released to a family member. Cabrera was positively identified by the victim and the witness via photo line-up.
Tuesday, Dec. 04
In the 15700 block of Ave. 329 in Ivanhoe, sometime between 7-8 a.m., one or two unknown suspects knocked on a residential door. An undisclosed 38-year-old female answered the door and was immediately assaulted with physical force and a possible stabbing/cutting instrument. The female lost consciousness for a period of time and upon wakening she summoned a neighbor for help. A short time later, she was taken to an area hospital and treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Friday, Dec. 14
The Tulare County Inter Agency Narcotic Enforcement Team, consisting of personnel from Lindsay Exeter, and Farmersville Police Department and the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department concluded a two week narcotic investigation by serving a narcotic search warrant in the 100 block of S. Ashland, in the city of Lindsay. Detectives secured the residence and detained two adults. Detectives searched the property and located the following evidence in the suspect’s residence, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Suspect Gary Goodrick, Jr. was arrested, transported and booked into the Tulare County Main Jail for the following charge: possession of a controlled substance for sales; maintain place for unlawfully providing controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; Child Abuse and Destroying evidence
Suspect Josephine Gomez was arrested, transported and booked into the Bob Wiley Detention Facility for the following charges: possession of a controlled substance for sales; maintain place for unlawfully providing controlled substance and Child Abuse.
This case is still under investigation.
Monday, Dec. 17
After an approximate two week investigation into illegal narcotics trafficking in the unincorporated town of Poplar, investigators from the Sheriff’s Departments Narcotics Division were led to a residence in the 14300 block of Cook Rd. where a search warrant was served. The ensuing investigation and search revealed approximately 7.4 grams of methamphetamine, scales; packaging materials and indicia related to the sales of illegal narcotics, as well an active methamphetamine conversion lab with three liters of Methamphetamine in solution was located. Had this been allowed to be finished it would have yielded approximately five pounds of finished methamphetamine with a wholesale value of $50,000.00. Also located was a stolen firearm.
Juan Manuel Hernandez was booked at the Tulare County Main Jail on the above listed charges.