Stolen, loaded firearm found during traffic stop, Tulare County deputies say

Tulare County Sheriff's Department

The Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies reported seizing a stolen, loaded revolver during 6:45 p.m. Friday a traffic stop in the 13800 block of Ave 416 in Orosi.

Detectives with the department’s Tulare Area Gang and Narcotic Enforcement Team (TAGNET) conducted an investigation on Jose Luis Gonzalez after he was found to be unlicensed. He was then identified as an alleged gang member in possession of a stolen firearm, according to a news release.

Gonzalez was been arrested and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility Substation.

Anyone with further information regarding this investigation may call The Tulare County’s Sheriffs Department at 559-733-6218.

Marilyn Castaneda: 559-441-6087, @MarilynCast98