Location: 27500 block of Avenue 146, Porterville

Incident Date: 02/10/2016

Incident Time: 1525 hours

Case Number: 16-01788

Victim: Confidential

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

Deputies responded to the 27500 block of Avenue 146 in Porterville for a report of a man brandishing a weapon. He got into a vehicle and an adult female drove him away. 

A deputy located the vehicle after a short pursuit. Both the driver and the male subject were taken into custody.


Joshua Williford, 34, was arrested on suspicion of brandishing a weapon and criminal threats.

Sage Emerson, 18, was arrested on evading officer and resisting arrest.