Domestic dispute leads to man's arrest
A Lindsay man who allegedly pushed a woman was arrested by the Porterville Police Department and is facing several charges.
Gary Turner, 30, was arrested by police following a pursuit and a report of domestic violence.
Police said the incident began at 11 a.m. Sunday when a 27-year-old unnamed female reported that Turner, with whom the victim has children, pushed her during a verbal argument and at one point displayed a shotgun.
While en route to the call, it was learned that Turner had two local warrants for his arrest. Responding officers located Turner’s vehicle on Highway 190 and Turner attempted to elude officers. Officers caught up with Turner’s vehicle, and it was located abandoned at the end of Cloverleaf Street off of Olive Avenue.
The man allegedly fled from his vehicle across Highway 65 where he was taken into custody. A loaded shotgun was also found. Turner was also under the influence of a controlled substance and is a convicted felon who was restricted from possessing a firearm.
He is facing charges of spousal abuse, being felon in possession of a firearm, brandishing a firearm and being under the influence of a controlled substance.
He was booked into the Tulare County Main Jail.