Location: 26400 Block Ave 364
Incident Date: 05-27-15
Case Number: 15-6619
Posted by: Media Relations
Deputies were dispatched to 26442 Ave 264, Motel 99, for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival Deputies contacted the confidential victim who reported that the suspect Tamika Whitaker (37 yoa) had assaulted her with a piece of glass following an outburst in a vehicle. Following the attack with glass, the suspect punched and grabbed the victim repeatedly until she was able to break free and escape. The victim was able to call 911 and Deputies arrived a short time later. The victim refused medical treatment and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was later medically cleared and booked into the Tulare County Pretrial Facility.
Case currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department.