Poerterville, CA - Two Porterville men were arrested in connection with weapons and drug offenses Tuesday afternoon after a being pulled over for speeding on Highway 65, according to a Police Department news release.
A Porterville police detective found a loaded .38 caliber revolver in Kenneth Fogle's possession, according to the release. The detective determined that Fogle, 41, was under the influence of a controlled substance, and also found methamphetamines, packaging material, a digital scale and other drug paraphernalia in his motorcycle.
Officers serving a search warrant at Fogle's home also found two sawed-off shotguns, two full-sized shotguns, two assault rifles, another .38 caliber revolver and more drug paraphernalia, the release stated. Detectives also found correspondence and other evidence linking Fogle to the Ching-a-Ling Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
During the traffic stop, Fogle's passenger, Stormy Gonzales, 32, was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and a parole violation, according to the release.
Both men were booked into the Tulare County Jail on suspicion of possession of a concealed firearm, possession of a controlled substance for sale, being under the influence of a controlled substance while armed with a firearm, possession of prohibited assault weapons, being a felon in possession of a firearm and violation of parole.
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