Porterville man found with guns and drugs, police say. He’s a previously convicted felon


A 55-year-old man who police say is a previously convicted felon, was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of several charges.

At around 2:35 p.m., Porterville Police officers conducted a traffic stop of Porterville resident, Romero Ramirez Villalobos, in the 1000 block of West Olive Avenue.

Police say he falsely identified himself, and was found to have a “no bail” arrest warrant.

Ramirez Villalobos’ car was searched and officers found a “usable” amount of meth, drug paraphernalia, as well as guns.

He was arrested and booked into Tulare County Jail. His bail is set at $50,000.

Ramirez Villalobos’ can faces charges of: Felon in possession of firearm; felon in possession of ammunition; possession of a sawed off shotgun; possession of a controlled substance; possession of a glass smoking pipe and providing false identification to a peace officer.

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