Several drug arrests were made in Tulare County over the past couple days.
Among the arrested were two men from Porterville, ages 43 and 28, who were booked for allegedly having and transporting marijuana for sale, Tulare County sheriff's deputies said.
The 43-year-old was also booked for allegedly growing marijuana and having methamphetamine.
Deputies took the men into custody during a traffic stop early morning Thursday, shortly after midnight, on the 1200 block of Springville Drive in Porterville, after finding eight pounds of processed and packaged marijuana in their vehicle, along with 0.7 grams of meth.
Wednesday night, deputies served several search warrants in Porterville regarding recent gang-related activity.
A 16-year-old male was taken to juvenile hall after deputies found he had methamphetamine and marijuana products, including weighing and packaging material.
At another residence, a 32-year-old man was arrested for being a felon illegally possessing a loaded gun and a box of ammunition.
The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6386, firstname.lastname@example.org or @CarmenGeorge on Twitter.