Two men found in possession of drugs passed out in In-N-Out’s parking lot on Mooney


VISALIA – In-N-Out burgers might be a great cure for hangovers but they don’t do much to prevent drug-induced blackouts.

At about 2 a.m. on Feb. 16, Visalia Police Department officers found two men, with a small amount of methamphetamine in plain site, passed out in their vehicle in the In-N-Out parking lot on Mooney Boulevard. Officers then searched the vehicle and found an additional 30 grams of heroin, indicia of narcotics sales, and a loaded firearm.

The officers arrested 25-year-old Mike Goodenough and 42-year-old Crecensio Jimenez for possession of a controlled substance for sales and possession of a loaded firearm. Both men were booked at the Tulare County Pretrial Facility.

Visalia Police Log

Thursday, Feb. 15

Arthur Valero 38 years old

Arthur Valero
38 years old

At 8:50 a.m. in the 1000 block of W. Walnut Ave., VPD’s Special Enforcement Unit and Narcotics Unit served a narcotics related search warrant at a residence. During the search, officers found methamphetamine, packaging, a digital scale and a stolen handgun. Arthur Joseph Valero, 38, was arrested at the scene and booked at the Tulare County Jail for felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of methamphetamines for sales, and possession of stolen property.

At 12:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of Sweet Avenue and Dinuba Boulevard. The brown, two-door 1996 Honda Accord was occupied by two male subjects – 26-year-old Miguel Antonio Losolla and 23-year-old Adrian Martinez. The vehicle came back stolen from the City of Tulare. Losolla and Martinez were arrested without incident and later booked at the Tulare County Pretrial Facility for possession of stolen property.

Monday, Feb. 19
At 3:35 a.m. in the area of Blain Park, officers observed a suspicious vehicle near Court Street and Caldwell Avenue. After seeing the patrol vehicle, the driver fled the area with officers in pursuit. After a short distance the driver, 26-year-old Francisco Lopez, pulled over and surrendered. Lopez was booked for outstanding felony warrants and charges related to the pursuit. One passenger, 30-year-old Sonia Giron, was booked for outstanding warrants and possession of narcotics, which she attempted to take into a custodial facility. Another passenger, 24-year-old Adrian Vasquez, was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant out of Gilroy, Calif. All three suspects were booked at the Tulare County Adult Pretrial Facility.

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