Lemoore Police Department

LEMOORE — A man and woman were both arrested Thursday after a probation compliance check found methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia at their residence, Lemoore Police Department officials said.

Just before 5:20 p.m., officials said the Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Team, along with the Kings County Probation Department, conducted a probation compliance search at a residence located in the 900 block of West Bush Street.

During the search, officers said they located methamphetamine in excess of one ounce, along with a digital scale and drug paraphernalia.

During the investigation, police determined these items belonged to 44-year-old Odilon Martinez Gutierrez from Hanford. They said Gutierrez was wanted for two outstanding Kings County warrants as well.

Gardenia Walthing, 26, from Lemoore, was also found to be in violation of her probation, officers said.

Authorities said Gutierrez was arrested and booked at the Kings County Jail on suspicion of committing a new crime while released on bail, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and two Kings County warrants. They said he is being held without bail.

Police said Walthing was arrested and booked at the Kings County Jail on suspicion of harboring a wanted felon and for a probation violation. They said she is also being held without bail.

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