Location: Richgrove

Incident Date: 8/27/15

Incident Time: 0902

Case Number: 15-10747

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect: 

Guerrero, Alejandro  22 YOA
Earlimart Resident

Narrative:

On August 27, 2015 at about 0902 Hrs Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Porterville Substation where en-route to a call in the Richgrove area when they observed subject abandon a 2015 International water truck in the roadway and run into a nearby orange grove. Upon running the vehicle deputies discovered it had been reported stolen out of McFarland.

A perimeter was established and member of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Canine Unit were summoned to the scene. During a subsequent search of the grove, a canine located the suspect, Alejandro Guerrero, hiding in an orange tree. Guerrero was taken into custody and booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Porterville Substation.

Case under investigation by T.C.S.O.