This represents the recent reportable activities of the Police Department.
This blotter is updated weekly
On 11-3-2015, Officers contacted Charles Brown (9-24-2015, 27 YOA, WMA, 5-9, 187, bro, grn) in the 200 block of N C street. Brown was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested for public intoxication and transported to TCSO Pre Trial Facilty where he was booked without incident.
11/04/2015 at 1210 hours, 40 year old Virginia Foskey (09/23/75) was contacted in the 540 block of S. “F” street. Foskey was found to have an active misdemeanor warrant she was cited and released.
On 11-04-2015, Officers with the Exeter Police Department were out at a residence in the 500 block of Village Avenue when they were informed by the residents of the house that someone just tried to kick in their back door. After checking the area, Officer located Kenneth Bowen (04-05-1968, 511,195,Bln,Grn) in the alleyway behind the residence. After a short foot pursuit, Officers arrested Bowen and later booked him into Tulare County Jail on multiple charges.
On 11/05/15 Juan Carlos Rivera Jimenez was contacted by Officers during a traffic stop of a vehicle that he was driving. During the contact, it was discovered that Jimenez did not possess a valid driver’s license. Jimenez was arrested for being in violation of CVC 12500(a), unlicensed driver, and released with a promise to appear citation.
Juan Carlos Rivera Jimenez
On Sunday, 11-8-15 at approximately 0745 Hrs. Exeter Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of North Quince regarding the theft of a pool sweep. It was determined unknown suspect(s) entered the back yard of the victims residence by climbing over the fence, removed the pool sweep, along with the hoses and connectors and took it back out of the yard the same way. The pool sweep was described as a 2003 Polaris model 280, white in color with a broken/ missing casing. This case in under investigation with several leads being pursued. Anyone with information about this stolen pool sweep, please contact the Exeter Police Department. Your identify will be kept confidential.
15-11-1663 – 11-6-15 A lawnmower and weed eater were booked into Exeter Evidence as found property.
15-11-1664 – 11-6-15 Victim reported a tandem Schwinn bicycle was stolen from a yard at 314 N. Albert. No suspects.
15-11-1667 – 11-8-15 Area of Powell and Albert. Victim reported the tailgate to his truck was stolen during the night. No suspects.
15-11-1668 – 11-8-15 Area of Vine and Orange. Victim reported Unknown Suspect(s) got into his backyard shed and his boat and stole about $3500 of property
On 11-10-2015, Officers investigated a traffic collision that occurred in the area of Firebaugh and H Street. During the course of the investigation it was discover the driver of the solo vehicle collision (Armando Avila, 6-21-90, 25YOA, HMA, 5-3, 160, blk, bro) was found to be intoxicated. Avila was arrested for DUI and hit and run. He was later booked into TCSO Pre Trial Facility without incident.
On 11-10-2015, Officers conducted a bike stop in the area of Visalia Road and Quince. The rider of the bike, James Colvert (WMA, 12-17-95, 20 YOA, 5-6, 160, bro, bro) was found to have an active warrant for his arrest. Colvert was arrested and issued an Agreement to Appear. He was later relased without incident.
On 11/09/15 Officers were dispatched to the Post Office regarding a vandalism. Three (3) P.O. Boxes were pried open and the locks were bent out. It is unknown if anything was taken at this time. This case is still under investigation.
On 11-11-2015, Officers with the Exeter Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of South H Street for a battery that had just occurred. Throughout the course of their investigation, Officers discover that the suspect, Roman Contreras (03-09-1996,510,160,Blk,Bro) removed the telephone from the residence to prevent the victims from calling the Police for help. Contreras fled the scene prior to Officers arrival. Contreras was arrested hours later and subsequently booked into the Tulare County Pre Trial Detention Facility on multiple charges including assault.
On 11/09/2015 Exeter Police Officers went to the 400 block of Lennox for a report of a verbal fight. A report for spousal battery was taken.
On 11/09/2015 Exeter Police Officers contacted Richard Dunn in the area of Palm and “F” street. Palm attempted to walk away from Officers despite their orders. Dunn was arrested for resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On 11/11/2015 Exeter Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of west Visalia road for a report of a spousal battery. A report was taken.
On 11/11/2015 Exeter Police Officers responded to 1100 block of W. Visalia road for a report of a subject smoking marijuana. Bethany Liniham was arrested for providing false identification of a police officer and possession of drug paraphernalia
On 11/12/2015 Exeter Police Officers responded to 710 W. Maple for a report of a student in possession of a switchblade. A report was taken.
On 11-12-2015, Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of S Kaweah for a vehicle code violation. The Driver of the vehicle, Allen Stacey (6-18-57, 58 YOA, WMA, 5-10, 200, bro, blu) was found to have several grams of methamphetamine within his vehicle. Stacey was arrested and later booked into TCSO Pre Trial Facility for charges transportation of a controlled substance for sales.
On 11/14/15 Omar Ramon Soto was contacted during a traffic stop on a vehicle which he was driving. During the contact officers discovered that Soto was driving on a suspended license. Soto was arrested and released with a promise to appear citation.
On 11-18-2015, Officers contacted Ambrea Howard (5-11-90, WFA, 25 YOA, 5-7, 164, bro, bro) in the 600 block of Channing Way. Howard was found to have an active warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and transported to the Exeter Police Departement. She was later released