Location: Bent ranch way / Spring St .Earlimart

Incident Date: 10-18-14

Incident Time: 2010

Case Number: 14-90078

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

(S)- Jose Beltran        19 YOA resides in Earlimart

On noted date and time, detectives of the Tulare County Sheriff's Dept., South County Gang Violence Suppression Unit, were patrolling the Earlimart area. A vehicle driven by suspect  Beltran was stopped for minor traffic violations. Beltran was contacted and was found to be in possession of a substantial amount of methamphetamine that was for sales. A subsequent weight of the meth showed a total package weight of 5.4 grams. Beltran was taken into custody on the listed charges and booked at Tulare County jail facility.