Location: Tule River Indian Reservation

Incident Date: 6-21-16

Incident Time: 1530 hours

Case Number: 16-07875

Victim: Confidential

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

Suspect: Peyron, Edward

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1530 hours, Deputies were dispatched to a residence on the Tule River Indian Reservation regarding a possible brandishing of a weapon. Upon contacting tribal police, who were already on scene, it was discovered the incident was an assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats. 

The victim and two witnesses stated the suspect threatened to stab and kill the victim and stabbed at him three times with a knife, but did not make contact. There were no injuries as a result of this incident and the suspect was taken into custody and booked without further incident.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.