On October 8, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Porterville Police Department Special Investigations Unit Detectives responded to a residence located in the 400 block of North El Granito Street to apprehend a wanted fugitive and active criminal street gang member, William Allen. Allen had a felony no bail warrant for his arrest and was on active Post Release Community Supervision.
Detectives contacted Allen at the residence and he was taken into custody without incident. During a search of the residence per Allen’s court ordered probation terms and conditions, Detectives located approximately an ounce and a half of methamphetamine and indicia of drug sales.
William Allen was booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office South County Detention Facility for Possession of Methamphetamine for Sale and the Felony Warrant. He is being held without bail.