Wed. Feb 1st, 2023

During the month of September 2020, undercover Detectives from the Fountain Valley Police Department Crime Suppression Unit began investigating John Wallis, a 30-year-old resident of Santa Ana, who was selling narcotics. Wallis was on Post Release Community Supervision (Probation) for drug sales.



On September 16, 2020, Detectives established surveillance at his apartment complex located in the area of Bear and MacArthur in the City of Santa Ana. After observing a hand-to-hand drug transaction with the occupants of a vehicle in the parking lot, both Wallis and the occupants of the vehicle were detained.

Undercover Detectives conducted a search of Wallis’ residence. Inside the residence Detectives located $7,000.00 in cash, a cumulative total of 12 ounces of heroin and 2 ounces of methamphetamine, and additional evidence of narcotics sales.

Wallis was arrested for possession of narcotics with the intent to sell. The occupants of the vehicle were arrested for possession of narcotics.

Wallis was booked into Orange County Jail.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

2 thoughts on “Santa Ana man arrested for selling drugs in Fountain Valley”
  1. I dont undestand why in my neigborhood dont stop the person in possesion of drugs in that momen when I report him. I call twice when they are doing transsacion. Please help me to stop this person.

    1. Are you saying this criminal isn’t in jail anymore and is still selling in your neighborhood??? How is he out? They should not let repeat criminals like this have such a low bail amount. That’s ridiculous I’m sorry your having to deal with this wannabe thug.

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