Investigation leads to narcotics trafficking arrests
A two-week illegal narcotics trafficking investigation in Lindsay led investigators from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Inter-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team to the 1000 block of North Foothill Avenue where they were able to serve a search warrant.
After a search of the premises, three suspects, Juan Antonio Hinojosa, 25, Guadalupe Gonzalez, 18, and an unidentified 17-year-old male juvenile were arrested for charges related to allegedly possessing six ounces of marijuana packaged for sale and other drug selling related paraphernalia, maintaining a residence for illicit narcotic sales, cultivation of marijuana, possession of an unregistered assault weapon, with magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, and endangering an 11 year old child, who was found within arm’s reach of the narcotics and firearms.
Along with the drug related goods, investigators seized a sum of cash. The three suspects were booked into Tulare County detention facilities.
Anyone with information should contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division at 713-2950.