Location: 12400 Block of Ave 328

Incident Date: 9-1-15

Incident Time: 1726

Case Number: 15-11023

Victim: State of California

City: Visalia

Posted by: Media Relations

On 9-1-15 at approximately 1725hrs. Tulare County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of Ave 352 and Rd 132 in rural Visalia for a reported car jacking. Upon arrival Deputies contacted a 36 year old male adult. He reported to Deputies while stopped at the intersection an unknown male approached him with a gun and robbed him of his vehicle. Deputies were unable to locate any evidence of a car jacking. Deputies suspected the crime the male was reporting to be false. Deputies questioned the male about his truthfulness of the report. The male admitted his report was false and reported that his residence was burglarized at which time his vehicle was stolen.

Deputies responded to the males residence for a burglary investigation. Upon arrival Deputies discovered 139 marijuana plants being illegally cultivated inside of his residence. He was placed under arrest for making a false police report and cultivation of marijuana.

Arrested:  Adan Cardenas Bravo 36 years from Visalia.

The case is under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriffs Department.