Location: Road 193/Avenue 144, Poplar

Incident Date: 8-22-15

Incident Time: 0300

Case Number: 15-9619

Posted by: Media Relations

Joseph Ramirez (22 years old)/ Charges: 11378/11379 HS
Jaime Galvan (19 years old)/ Charges: 4060 BP
Male Juvenile (Age 17)/ Charges: 11379 HS/ Violation of Probation
      
On 8/2/2015, Deputies from the Porterville substation completed a suspicious vehicle check in the 19300 block of Avenue 144. During the contact, four males were detained for possession of a controlled substance. A vehicle search was completed and a total of (9) bindles were located which contained suspected methamphetamine. The individuals were also determined to be in possession of prescription medication which did not belong to them. Further, located in the vehicle were indicia for sales of narcotics. The above named suspects were booked into their respective facilities within Tulare County. Any information for this case should be forwarded to the Tulare County Sheriff's Department’s Porterville substation.