Location: 12400 block of Avenue 419, Orosi

Incident Date: 7/21/17

Incident Time: 1538 hours

Case Number: 17-08839

Victim: Confidential

City: Orosi

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect: Ray Rodriguez

On Friday, 07/21/2017, at approximately 1538 hours, Deputies responded to the 12400 block of Avenue 419 in Orosi regarding a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, Deputies contacted the victim who suffered a laceration to his head. The victim informed deputies that the suspect, Ray Rodriguez, struck him with a blunt object and then fled the area.

Deputies later contacted the suspect, Ray Rodriguez, who was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.  The Victim was treated for his injuries at the scene and was transported to the Kaweah Delta Medical Center for further treatment.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 / 559-733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.