Wednesday, June 5

At 11:30 a.m. officers responded to the 400 block W. Honolulu for a possible child abuse case. Upon arrival officers contacted a female subject who advised that her juvenile and mother had been involved in a verbal argument. She later advised that the mother had pulled the juvenile’s hair and hit her. The mother, Mayra Romero, was found to have an active warrant for her arrest. Romero was cited and later released on a promise to appear.

At 11:30 a.m. while doing follow up, Marcus Peterson was found to be in violation of an active restraining order. Peterson was arrested and lodged at the Porterville SubStation

At 12:11 p.m. in the 100 block N. Elmwood, officers responded to a suspicious subject in the alleyway and causing a disturbance with citizens. The male subject, Robert Castanon, was counseled regarding his comments. While conducting a search of Castanon he was found to be in possession of a fixed blade knife concealed near his right ankle. While he was placed into handcuffs he began shouting threats to passing citizens. Castanon was arrested and later lodged at the Porterville SubStation.

Friday, June 7

At 7:10 p.m. officers responded to a confidential address for a report of a fight in progress between a male and female. Officers arrested Irvin Gonzalez who was found to have attacked a Jane Doe after a heated argument where he pulled her hair. Gonzalez was arrested and booked at the Porterville Sub-Station.

At 11:01 p.m. while on general patrol, officers observed six subjects running westbound on Hermosa from Mt. Vernon. After traffic cleared, they attempted to contact the subjects, who fled on foot. Officers located the subjects on Honolulu and Olive. Four juveniles were in violation of curfew and one was found to be in violation of felony probation. Another juvenile was also found to be an active missing person since May 13, 2013, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

At 11:06 p.m. in the 300 block N. Sweetbrier Ave., officers responded to a report of a man suffering from a head wound. The victim advised that several males wearing northern gang member clothing had punched and kicked him while he was on the ground. The victim was found to be suffering from a large laceration to the back of his head. Officers positively identified the subjects who ran from police as the suspects. Two juveniles were identified as the main perpetrators and found to have blood on their clothing. Both juveniles were booked at Juvenile Detention Facility.

Saturday, June 8

At 5:16 p.m. at the intersection of Parkside and Sierra View, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver, Serafin Hurtado, was found to be driving while under the influence of alcohol and on a suspended driver’s license. Hurtado provided two breathe samples with a BAC of .22% and .21%. He was cited and released to a responsible party.

At 6:02 p.m. in the 300 block of N. Cambridge, officers attempted to contact a juvenile regarding an armed robbery which had occurred earlier in the day. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and officers located evidence taken during the robbery. The juvenile was arrested and later booked at Tulare County Juvenile Hall.

At 11:40 p.m. at a confidential address, there was a physical fight in progress between a male and a female. Officers observed a male and a female subject struggling in the driveway of the apartment complex. Both subjects were found to have assaulted the other, but the primary aggressor was deemed to be Juan Gonzalez. Gonzalez was arrested and later booked at Porterville Sub Station.

Monday, June 10

At 1:10 a.m. in the 200 block N. Westwood, two juveniles were reported to be wandering after curvew. A male subject advised that he found a 4- and a 3-year-old juvenile wandering near Hermosa and Westwood. officers followed the juveniles to the 200 block of N. Westwood where they contacted Brittany Rico, who was found to be asleep when the children left the apartment. Rico was later found to have a Misdemeanor warrant with a bail amount of $25,000. She was cited at scene.

– Police logs are generously provided by the aforementioned agency which is not required to compile them for the public.

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