Visalia man arrested after police find firearms, ammunition during search warrant


VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Visalia man was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after police found firearms and ammunition during a search warrant.

Authorities say they served a search warrant at a home located in the 2500 Block of W. Whitendale Avenue at 3:46 p.m.

The man was identified as 45-year-old Johnny Vasquez and was under the influence of a controlled substance during the search, according to the Visalia Police.

During the search three firearms, ammunition, and firearm magazines were found.

Authorities say Vasquez was determined to be a prohibited person in possessing firearms and ammunition due to a prior conviction of domestic violence.

Vasquez was booked into the Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility for being under the influence of a controlled substance and several weapon charges.

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