Location: 12700 Block of Ave 424, Orosi

Incident Date: 12-16-2017

Incident Time: 1116 hrs

Case Number: 17-15248

Victim: Two adult males/Infant male/State of California

City: Orosi

Posted by: Dispatch


(S1) Alvarez, Elodio Barragan 53 Yrs

(S2) Barragan, Jorge 23 Yrs



Deputies responded to the area of Rd 128/Ave 440, Orosi to investigate a report of an assault. The victim told the Deputies two known subjects, identified as Elodio Alvarez and Jorge Osuna arrived at his work place and began assaulting him.  One of the subjects used a pocket knife while the other produced a firearm and brandished it.  The suspects then left but not before making threats to the victim if he called the police. 

In the course of the investigation, Deputies contacted Alvarez and Barragan (Previously convicted felon) at their residence and authored a search warrant for the property.  During a search of the residence Deputies located several firearms to include assault rifles and handguns, one which was reported stolen.  Deputies also located over 200 Lbs of marijuana for sales.  One loaded firearm was located within the area where an infant at the property sleeps.


The case is currently under investigation. 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 1-800-TIPNOW.


Sgt. H Rodriguez