Location: 1500 Block of East Sarah

Incident Date: 1/1/2016

Incident Time: 0900

City: Pixley

Posted by: Media Relations


Harper, Eura  Adult – In custody
Sanchez, Mark  Adult – In custody


On 01/01/2016 at approximately 0920 hours, deputies from the Pixley Sheriffs Substation responded to the 1500 block of E. Sarah Ave., Pixley regarding an assault with a deadly weapon.  During the investigation, it was determined that the suspect, Eura Harper, had thrown a beer bottle at the victim which shattered and caused cuts to the victims leg.  The victim did not require or request medical treatment.  During their initial attempt to contact the suspect, he was not home.

During their ongoing investigation, Deputies later located and arrested Harper during an investigatory traffic stop in Pixley.  Additionally, another passenger in the vehicle, Mark Sanchez was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).  The driver and an additional passenger were also arrested for outstanding but unrelated warrants.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriffs Department at (800) 808-0488 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com