VPD puts probationer back in cuffs
Visalia special enforcement unit arrests man on probation for firearm possession among other possession crimes
VISALIA – Visalia’s special enforcement unit took one dangerous gun off the street in a probation search last week, along with a few other items people on probation are not supposed to have.
On Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10:15 a.m. Visalia PD’s special enforcement unit conducted a probation search at a residence in the 3000 block of S. Martin. A search of the residence led to the discovery of a 12-gauge shotgun, various types of ammunition, and a small amount of cocaine and methamphetamine. The subject on Tulare County Probation at this residence, Roman Aguilar, was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and narcotics charges.
Visalia police logs
Wednesday, Aug. 7
At 1:15 p.m. the Narcotics Unit and Special Enforcement Unit responded to a residence in the 2600 block of W. Midvalley due to numerous complaints of possible narcotic activities. Upon contacting the residents, evidence led to the service of a search warrant. During a search of the residence and vehicles associated with the occupants, two 12-gauge shotguns, various types of ammunition, 47 grams of methamphetamine, narcotic sales indicia, and materials associated with identity theft were located. Joab Johnson, 47, was arrested for felon in possession of firearms, ammo and narcotic sales. Heath Johnson, 49, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Danielle Blevins, 31, was arrested for active felony arrests warrants. These three were booked at the Tulare County Jail. Cindy Walker, 47, was cited out for a misdemeanor warrant. The identity theft materials are part of an active investigation.
At 8:30 a.m. Visalia Police Department officers responded to the 1800 block of S. Peppertree for a suspicious vehicle call. While en route, officers learned the vehicle was reported stolen the previous night. Officers contacted the suspect who was sleeping in the vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Tulare County Pretrial Facility on stolen vehicle charges and an arrest warrant out of Missouri.