Location: 600 Block of East River at the Tule River

Incident Date: 5/5/19

Incident Time: Noon

Case Number: 19-5517

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

On 05/05/2019, Deputies from the Porterville Substation responded to the 600 block of East River Ave in Porterville regarding a male subject with stab wounds. The victim was contacted, received medical aid and was transported to Kaweah Delta.


Deputies located and secured the crime scene at which time Detectives were called out. Detectives and CFIU Technician arrived and processed the scene for evidence. Detectives contacted the reporting party and obtained a statement. Detectives canvassed the area for additional evidence and obtained statements.


Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department and speak with Detective DeAzevedo or Detective Lira via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.