Lindsay Police Log
Friday, Sept. 29
At 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hermosa and Westwood, officers responded to a traffic accident with injuries. Fidela Morales, 48, told officers she was driving her 2002 Ford Expedition westbound on Hermosa when a 2003 Honda Civic pulled out in front of her and collided with her. The driver of the Civic, 18-year-old Esmeralda Magana, was found to be driving without a license and was driving with two juveniles, ages 10 and 6, one of which was not fastened in a car seat. Both juveniles were transported to Sierra View District Hospital for treatment. Magana was cited for driving without a license and without a car seat when required.
Saturday, Sept. 30
At 5:40 a.m. in the 400 block of N. Elmwood, officers responded a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. While en route, dispatch advised the officers that 25-year-old Angel Gil of Lindsay had shot at two subjects. Both witnesses were found in the 600 block of N. Parkside and advised that Gil had shot at them and threatened them while attempting to pick up a female subject from his residence. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and took Gil into custody. Gil was later booked at the Visalia Pre-Trial Facility.
Monday, Oct. 2
At 2:46 p.m. in the area of Hermosa and Ashland, an officer was flagged down by several subjects who advised that a man had just tried stealing their vehicle and when he was confronted, he tried to stab the vehicle owner with a screwdriver. The man, 22-year-old Jesus Espinoza, was seen running eastbound on Hermosa with the screwdriver in his right hand. The officer attempted to detain him when Espinoza lunged at him with the screwdriver still in his hand. The officer deployed his Taser and Espinoza was taken into custody.
Saturday, Oct. 7
Deputies were dispatched to the 19900 block of Road 232 in Strathmore for a report of a residential burglary. Deputies learned that numerous items were taken from the residence including a vehicle sometime between Sept. 26 and Oct. 7. It was later learned that the stolen vehicle was involved in a traffic accident and the driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. Deputies found items stolen from the home during a search of the vehicle. The suspect was identified as Juan Francisco Aguilar. He was arrested for burglary, stolen vehicle and possession of stolen property.
Thursday, Oct. 5
At 1 p.m. in the 23100 block of Carson Avenue in Lindcove, deputies responded to a report of a theft of Kubota L235 Tractor, a brown Jacobsen 6’x12’ utility trailer (license # 1AN5067), and a red air compressor from Lindcove Ranch in Lindcove. It was discovered that the theft occurred between the hours of 5 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 7 a.m. on Oct. 5. If you have any information related to this case, please contact Detective Nicholson or Sergeant Rhyman with the Ag Crimes Unit at (559) 735-1898 or (800) 808-0488.