Detectives from the Porterville Police Department arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile Friday afternoon, near North H Street, after conducting a search warrant for an ongoing narcotics sales investigation within 100 feet of a public school.
At approximately 1:20 p.m. detectives searched a residence at the 200 block of North H Street where the suspect was believed to be involved with illegal drug sales.
During the search the investigators found a small amount of package methamphetamine meant for sale and additional paraphernalia.
He was arrested on several charges including sales of a controlled substance within 100 feet of a school, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, being under the influence of a controlled substance and a probation violation.
He is currently booked into a Juvenile Hall for the latter counts and is being held without bail.
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