Visalia men found with 200 pills, loaded gun, marijuana in vehicle

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Visalia police arrested two men after pulling them over and finding a weapon, four pounds of marijuana, and hundreds of pills in their car.

Officers stopped 25-year-old Angel Avalos and 19-year-old Elijah Silva near Houston Avenue and Turner Street just before 11 p.m. Friday.

Police say the men tried to walk away, but officers followed them. Silva, a convicted felon, tried to get rid of a loaded handgun. Officers found marijuana and 200 unidentified pills in the suspects' car.

Both men were booked into the Tulare County jail.
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