Visalia Police Department puts four men behind bars after they led an investigation alongside Tulare Police Department and the Tulare County Sheriff Office
VISALIA – A two-day investigation led to four arrests in Tulare County this month, with all suspects being held in a detention facility until their trial.
Dec. 16 through the 17, the Visalia and Tulare Police Departments, alongside the Tulare County Sherriff’s Office, conducted an enforcement detail regarding human trafficking and prostitution. Over the course of the two-day investigation, officers arrested Michael Gary, 21, Sergio Vargas Aguilera, 35, Jesus Alvarez Garcia, 33, and Aaron Johnson, 33, for solicitation of prostitution.
Garcia was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance and several outstanding warrants. All suspects were booked into a detention facility while they await trial.
The other entities involved in the investigation were members of the Visalia PD Special Enforcement Unit, the Visalia PD Narcotics unit, Tulare County District Attorney’s Office, Tulare County Agencies Regional Gun Violence Enforcement Team and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.