Location: Woodlake & Visalia
Incident Date: 6-21-21
Incident Time: 0700hrs
Posted by: Media Relations
Around 7 this morning, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, Marijuana Investigation Team and TAGNET detectives served search warrants at three different locations. The locations of the warrant services were in the 36800 Block of Road 204 in Woodlake, the 2000 of N. Mora Ct in Visalia, and the 2100 block of W. Wren, also in Visalia.
Detectives found 611 pounds of marijuana, two pistols, a shotgun, an AK-47 type rifle, evidence of marijuana sales, and $125,000 in cash.
30-year-old Luis Verduzco Morfin of Woodlake and 25-year-old Fabian Jimenez of Visalia were arrested for possession of marijuana for sales, maintaining a residence for drug sales, and conspiracy. Both men were booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.
These search warrants are part of a six-month long investigation into the illegal sales of marijuana.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.