Location: 900 block of Elm Street., Earlimart

Incident Date: 5/10/17

Incident Time: Between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Case Number: 17-05580

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

On 05-10-17 at 1800 hours, Deputies were attempting to contact a subject with a felony warrant in the area of Armstrong Avenue and State Street in Earlimart. The subject ran from Deputies and a foot pursuit ensued ending in the 900 block of Elm street.

The subject entered an occupied residence and attempted to flee from Deputies, endangering several small children and elderly adults. Deputies contacted the subject at the front yard of the residence and a physical altercation ensued, ultimately leading to the arrest of the subject identified as Jose Luis Velasco.



Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.