Further North, local law enforcement agencies conducted dozens of searches, making several arrests.
The Delano Police Department, along with multiple police and probation agencies conducted, what is called a Street Interdiction Team (SIT) operation.
The SIT operation conducted compliance checks of people on active Parole, Probation and Post Release Community Supervision, living within the City of Delano.
During the operation, there were 54 searches, and as a result 18 people were arrested.
Investigators say further investigation led them to an additional 16 searches that weren’t planned.
Items seized include:
• AR-15 rifle with ammunition
• One handgun
• 24 oz. of Methamphetamine
• Evidence of narcotic sales, and other prohibited items