Location: 40000 Block of Blossom, Three Rivers

Incident Date: 11-18-14

Incident Time: 1645

Case Number: 14-14499

Posted by: Media Relations

Deputies responded to the above location for a verbal argument, which has been ongoing for an extended time frame. While on the way, the suspect took a bat and was attempting to hit a horse.  The victim yelled at the suspect who then came out of the pasture and attempted to hit the victim with the bat several times. The victim was able to get away from the suspect and Tulare County Sheriff’s Department was called. The victim was not struck. 

Deputies arrived on scene and contacted the victim and witnesses (obtained statements).

The suspect was contacted and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and threats, without incident. The case will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office. 

If anyone has any information regarding this case, contact Deputy Mark Frick at 559-733-6218.