Location: Avenue 280/Yokohl Drive, Exeter
Incident Date: 06/24/2016
Incident Time: 1250 hours
Case Number: 16-60666
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Dispatch
On June 24, 2016, at 1250 hours, STEP Detectives were in the area of Avenue 280 and Yokohl Drive conducting road interdiction when a they made a traffic stop on a subject driving a utility truck. Upon approaching the vehicle, STEP detectives detected a very strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.
When questioned, the subject stated he had 100 pounds of processed marijuana in the utility bed of the truck. A search warrant was obtained and Detectives located 111.9 pounds of processed marijuana.
The illegal street value of the processed Marijuana is $112,000.
Gerardo Zamora (50 YOA) out of the Fresno area, was subsequently arrested for the above charges where he was booked at the Adult Pre-Trial booking Facility.
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at (559) 725-4194.