Location: 13800 Block of Ave 416

Incident Date: 12/14/18

Incident Time: 1845 Hrs

Case Number: 18-15976

Victim: State of California

City: Orosi

Posted by: Dispatch

Gang Member in Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Stolen Firearm

On December 14, 2018 at 6:45 PM, Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department TAGNET (Tulare Area Gang and Narcotic Enforcement Team) conducted a traffic stop in the 13800 block of Ave 416, Orosi. During the investigation, Detectives contacted the driver, Jose Luis Gonzalez, and he was found to be unlicensed. Detectives then conducted a search of Gonzalez and located a loaded revolver on his person. Gonzalez was identified as a gang member and the firearm was found to be stolen.


Gonzalez was arrested without incident and subsequently booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility Substation on the above charges.   


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194. Anyone with information regarding gang activity is encouraged to call the Tulare County gang hotline at 1-888-END-GANG (1-888-363-4264)