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Sex Offender Compliance Check Ends in Six Arrests, Recovery of Stolen Car, Drugs & More


Recently, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, with help from The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, The Tulare County Probation Office and Investigators from the Tulare County DA's Office, conducted multiple Parole, Probation and Sexual Registrants compliance checks throughout the communities of Goshen and Ivanhoe. 

The purpose is to confirm all those checked are in compliance  with their terms of Parole, Probation and Sex Offender registration status. 

During the operation, six men were arrested for violations and fresh charges. Detectives also found a stolen vehicle, 10 pounds of marijuana, more than $10,000 cash and three guns.

As a result of the compliance checks, Detectives arrested 34-year-old Danny Esquibel, 61-year-old Hector Martinez, 39-year-old Alfredo Galvan, 35-year-old Jesus Farias-Cruz, 36-year-old Nicholas Freeman, 30-year-old Smith Yang and 26-year-old Pheng Yang.

If you have any information related to this case case, please contact Deputy Betancourt or Sergeant Nicholon at (559) 733-6218.  Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow, email: or download the Tipnow app for android or apple phones.