Suspects Arrested for Alleged Possession of Drugs and a Firearm

Suspects Arrested for Alleged Possession of Drugs and a Firearm
Originally Published By: Porterville Police Department Facebook Page

“On August 24, 2022 at approximately 11:56 p.m., motorist Salvador Silva was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of Olive Avenue and Newcomb Street by a Porterville Police Officer. During the stop, a male juvenile passenger was also contacted.

Upon contact with the occupants of the vehicle, they were determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance. During a search of the vehicle, a concealed loaded handgun was located within the passenger compartment. Both suspects were taken into custody.

As a result of the investigation, both suspects were taken into custody on charges of possession of a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm. Salvador Silva was determined to have a felony conviction and he was additionally charged with felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition.

Salvador Silva was booked into the Tulare County Jail and the juvenile was booked into the Tulare County Juvenile Hall.”

Suspects Arrested for Alleged Possession of Drugs and a Firearm was last modified: September 11th, 2022 by admin
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