Crime blotter 2/10/13
Information below is provided to The Recorder by the Porterville Police Department. It should be noted that only arrests are reported, and the suspects have not been found guilty of any crime.
Feb. 10, 2013
Officers contacted a 17-year-old male juvenile at 1012 West Henderson Avenue. During the contact, the juvenile fled from officers, which led to a short foot chase behind Verizon Wireless. The juvenile was apprehended and taken into custody. The juvenile is on probation and was booked at PPD and later transported to Juvenile Detention Facility.
Officers responded to 700 South Plano Avenue regarding a domestic dispute. The victim reported she was pushed by suspect Daniel Garcia, 32, during an argument. Garcia was taken into custody and transported to PPD for booking.
Officers responded to Second Baptist Church regarding a burglary report. The reporting party stated suspect(s) removed the doorframe of the woman’s restroom and made entry. Once inside, the suspects stole the sink from that area. The suspect(s) also broke the lock to a storage shed on the property, taking miscellaneous tools.
Officers contacted Timothy Conner in the area of Olive Avenue and Jaye Street. Conner had a felony warrant from Marin County, and he was arrested and booked at the substation.
Parole Violation, Under Influence of Controlled Substance
An officer observed a vehicle occupied by Angel Rodriguez, 34, with another male later identified as Samuel Sierra, 31. A warrant check on Rodriguez revealed he had a felony warrant for his arrest. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 190 and eventually a traffic stop was initiated at Olive Avenue and Wisconsin Street. Both subjects were under the influence of a controlled substance, and Rodriguez was in possession of drug paraphernalia. Sierra was on parole with a condition of parole being no gang association, and Rodriguez is a known gang member. Rodriguez’s warrant was confirmed and both were arrested and booked.
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