Location: 40400 block of Road 128, Cutler

Incident Date: 01/23/2016

Incident Time: 1514 hours

Case Number: 16-00978

Victim: Frank Villegas, Chelsea Galloway, Troy Wilson

City: Cutler

Posted by: Media Relations

On Saturday, 01/23/16 at 1514 hours, TCSO deputies responded to a residence in Cutler in an attempt to serve seven outstanding warrants on a known suspect, Mario Villarreal.  

During this incident a second suspect, Ray Ramos, was located who was wanted for a burglary reported the day prior.  While investigating this incident, a stolen ATV, two Miller welders, a dart board stolen during yesterday’s burglary, along with various power and hand tools were recovered from previously reported burglaries.  A large amount of processed marijuana was also discovered on scene where Mario Villarreal resides.  

Both suspects were arrested and booked into the Adult Pre-Trial Facility on various charges.  Over $5,000 of stolen property was recovered.

Suspect(1):  Mario Villarreal (32 years old)
Fresh charges: PC496, HS11359, HS11377
Warrant charges: HS11378.6, HS11379.6, HS11377 (x2), HS11357 (x2), HS11360, HS11364.1 (x2), VC 14601.1 (x4)

Suspect(2):  Ray Ramos (30 years old)
Fresh charges: PC459, PC496

This case is under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.