Location: 400 block South Burnett,Tipton

Incident Date: 7-21-2016

Incident Time: 1940 hours

Case Number: 16-09235

Victim: State of California

City: Tipton

Posted by: Dispatch



Walter Chavez, 26 years old


On 07/21/2016 at approximately 1940 hours, Deputies from the Sheriff’s Pixley Substation responded to the 400 block of South Burnett Road, in Tipton, regarding a suspicious person acting erratically.  During the investigation, Deputies contacted the suspect, Walter Chavez, and determined that he was extremely intoxicated. Deputies also located a dirk concealed in Chavez's pocket. 


Chavez was arrested, transported and booked into custody at the Sheriff’s Porterville Substation.


Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 685-2666 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com.