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*Fairfield, Arrest Made After Drugs Found In Home

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Officers searching for a domestic violence suspect discovered narcotics when they went to his home this morning and arrested the man and his girlfriend, a Fairfield Police Department lieutenant said.Officers Cesar and Ruiz went to a home in the 500 block of San Dimas Street at about 9:40 a.m. to locate Joseph Falcon, 25, who allegedly assaulted his live-in girlfriend March 2. When officers arrived, Krista Tobin, 23, answered the door and said Falcon wasn’t inside. Officers did a probation search and found Falcon hiding in a back bedroom and arrested him. There was an odor of marijuana coming from the home, according to the Police Department. K9 Officer Garcia and his partner, Jack, responded and allegedly found the drugs.Officers recovered about 10 pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of $60,000, and 3 ounces of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of $6,000.  In addition, a shotgun was recovered along with property that appears to be stolen, and $480 cash, according to the Police Department.Tobin and Falcon were booked in Solano County Jail for possession for sale of marijuana, possession for sale of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, conspiracy, and violation of probation. Tobin’s 3-month-old baby was taken into protective custody by Child Protective Services.

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