Location: 14100 block of Avenue 24, Delano

Incident Date: 9/4/17

Incident Time: 0928 hours

Case Number: 17-10775

City: Delano

Posted by: Media Relations

On 09-04-2017 at 0928 hours, Deputies responded to the 14100 block of Avenue 24, in the Delano area of Tulare County, in regards to the report of a man down.

Deputies arrived on scene and contacted a Hispanic male adult who was lying on the dirt shoulder of Avenue 24.

Upon contacting the subject to check his welfare, the subject jumped to his feet and became combative with Deputies. The suspect refused to comply with Deputies’ orders and was apprehended. He was later transported for a medical clearance and booked for PC 69.

Suspect: Jose Morales, DOB: 09/22/1974

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