Correction to the original story: A Feb. 8 local news brief incorrectly stated officers searched Kristen Thompson's home in the 300 block of NorthFerger Avenue in Fresno after finding her in possession of ammunition. Thompson was arrested at the home, but she did not live there. She was not cited for possession of ammunition. She was cited for possession of methamphetamine and was booked on two felony warrants for possession of meth and a parole violation.
Original: Fresno police arrested a man for illegal possession of a firearm and a woman for possession of narcotics after an officer found ammunition in her pocket Saturday.
Officers searched Kristen Thompson’s home on the 300 block of North Ferger Avenue after finding her in possession of ammunition and on parole. Officers found Thompson, 32, and Derek Smith, also 32, inside the detached garage of the home. Smith told officers he lived there. He was also on parole.
During the search, officers found methamphetamine, a large amount of narcotic paraphernalia, and a cut down .22 caliber rifle.
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Police said Smith is a Fresneck gang member with an extensive criminal history. He was booked into Fresno County Jail on several firearm-related charges and parole violation. Thompson was also booked into jail for narcotic-related charges and parole violation.