A Porterville man who led police on a pursuit through the city was found with meth and drug-related products.
Police said Julian Cardenas, 24, didn’t stop when an officer tried to pull him over after he nearly crashed into a bicyclist at Putnam Avenue and Second Street around 11 a.m. Friday.
When police caught up with Cardenas at the 600 block of East Isham Avenue, they found meth and drug products in his vehicle. He was also suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, police said.
Cardenas was booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department on charges of evading officers, possessing drugs and driving under the influence of drugs.