TULARE COUNTY – A multi-agency probation and parole compliance sweep netted 10 arrests and multiple probation and parole violations.
Gang detectives from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, Exeter, Farmersville, Visalia, Tulare and Dinuba police departments, agents from California State Parole and Tulare County Probation, and investigators with the District Attorney’s Office all participated in the compliance detail.
The detail, which was done as part of an effort to combat gang violence in certain areas of Tulare County, “focused on those individuals currently on probation or parole to ensure the terms and conditions of their parole or probation were being adhered to,” according to the sheriff’s department.
It was the first gang sweep conducted by members of the multi-agency gang suppression unit in several months. A total of 41 compliance checks were made, resulting in 10 arrests.
In addition to the arrests, detectives also recovered three hand guns, narcotics, and a stolen off-road vehicle. They also conducted 21 gang field interviews.
Arrested were: Robert Huerta, 21, of Farmersville, on weapons related charges; Luis Ramirez, 29, of Ivanhoe, on weapons related charges and parole violation; Marcos Alonzo, 26, of Farmersville, on narcotics related charges; Juardo Gonzalez, 31, of Exeter, on narcotics related charges; Juan Osegura, 27, of Farmersville, on a parole violation and resisting arrest charges; Jose Luna, 22, of Farmersville, on a probation violation; Kayla Hatfield, 18, of Farmersville, on narcotics related charges; Abraham Madrigal, 19, of Exeter, on weapons related charges and auto theft; Rudy Contreras, 54, of Farmersville on a probation violation, and a 17-year-old male juvenile on narcotics related charges.
Visalia Times Delta: 10 people arrested in countywide gang sweep