Location: 28000 block of Hwy 190

Incident Date: 2-20-15

Incident Time: 0800

Case Number: 15-2218

Victim: Lake Express Market

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 02/20/15 at approximately 0800 hours, deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department received a report regarding an Armed Robbery at the 28000 block of Hwy 190, Porterville. On arrival deputies were advised an unknown suspect had entered the business, brandished a weapon at the clerk and stole an undetermined amount of lottery tickets.  

Detectives responded and assumed the investigation. Deputies and Detectives checked the area and later located the suspect’s vehicle parked at local bank in the city Porterville. The suspect was contacted and subsequently taken into custody without incident for Robbery.
Gurpreet Singh Brar, a male adult, 26 years old was booked at the Adult Pre Trial Facilty.

Anyone with further information regarding this case is encouraged to call:
Tulare County Sheriff’s Department’s Investigative Crimes Unit:
(800) 808-0488
Tip now line:
(559) 725-4194,
Or by e-mail