Location: Date/Leggett, Porterville

Incident Date: 6/14/17

Incident Time: 2:13 p.m.

Case Number: 17-07152

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

On Wednesday, 06-14-2017 at approximately 1420 hours, Deputies were dispatched to the area of Date/Leggett in Porterville, in regards to a theft/assault incident. Deputies arrived on scene and contacted the victim. The victim advised an unknown suspect stole a cell phone from the Life Wireless stand and fled in a vehicle southbound on Leggett.

Prior to the vehicle fleeing the scene, the victim attempted to stop the suspect. The victim attempted to grab the suspect as he drove off and was dragged approximately 10 feet, almost getting run over by the suspect vehicle. The victim sustained minor cuts and scrapes from the incident.


Suspect Vehicle: White, Chevrolet Pick up Truck, 4 door, Black Rims with Off road tires

Suspect Info: W.M.A., Blonde hair, facial hair, medium build



This case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information in regards to this case is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office  at (559)733-6218 or anonymously at (559) 725-4194 or tcso@tipnow.com.