Location: Laurel Avenue and Santa Fe Road, Visalia
Incident Date: 03/27/2015
Incident Time: 0238
Case Number: 15-3845
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Media Relations
On Thursday, 03/27/15 at 0238 hours, a Deputy with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department contacted a subject on a bicycle in the area of Laurel Avenue and Santa Fe Road in Visalia. The subject was identified as Lawrence Chavez. Lawrence was determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance and was taken into custody.
Lawrence was transported to Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility. While at the facility Deputies searched Lawrence’s shoes and found two bags containing a white crystal like substance suspected of being methamphetamine. The total weight of the substance was 8.6 grams.
Lawrence was charged with HS 11378 and PC 4573.6.
Suspect: Lawrence Chavez, age 52, from the City of Visalia