Police arrest parolee after finding around 200 fentanyl pills in vehicle

The man was driving on a suspended license due to a prior DUI and he had been on parole for attempted murder, police say

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Friday, October 14, 2022
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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police have arrested, charged and booked a man who did not stop for a red light and discovered approximately 200 blue pills believed to be fentanyl in his vehicle.

The man, identified as 33-year-old Allen Michael Alaniz, was driving on a suspended license due to a prior DUI and he had been on parole for attempted murder, police say.

The incident happened in the area of Tulare Street and U Street Thursday evening.

Police said the Alaniz was open to search and seizure, which is when they found a black plastic bag containing the blue pills.

The suspect has been booked in Fresno County Jail and the vehicle was impounded for evidence, police say.