Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a large scale probation and parole search arresting five on various charges.
51 people were contacted at 34 locations. The search operation was conducted by members from State Parole, Tuolumne County Probation, California Highway Patrol, United States Forest Service, Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office, Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Patrol, and Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit.
Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sgt. Jeff Wilson says, “The purpose of the event was two fold. First to check for compliance of Probationers and Parolees terms and conditions and [second] to search for possible stolen property due to several residential burglaries in recent months.”
The five arrests were made for charges ranging from possession of controlled substances, paraphernalia, misdemeanor and felony warrants, and one was a felon in possession of a firearm.
Stolen property from the residential burglaries was not located, the investigation will continue.