Location: 20900 Block of Ave 152

Incident Date: 10-11-15

Incident Time: 0920

Case Number: 15-12779

Posted by: Media Relations


Montoya, Manuel 47 Years
Porterville Resident

Maldanado, Suzie 57 Years
Porterville Resident

On October 11, 2015 at about 0940 Hrs, deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’’s Office Porterville Substation were dispatched to an address in the 20900 block of Avenue 152 regarding a child abuse investigation. Upon arrival deputies learned the suspect, Manuel Montoya, grabbed the victim by the throat causing injury. Montoya was later contacted at his residence where he was arrested. Montoya’s girlfriend, Suzie Maldanado, was present and did nothing to intervene. She too was arrested. Montoya and Maldanodo were booked into custody at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Porterville Substation. 
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.