Location: Plano/Morton , Porterville

Incident Date: 08-29-2017

Incident Time: 1634 hours

Case Number: 17-10517

Victim: County of Tulare

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

On 8-29-17 at approx. 1634 hours. a Tulare County Sheriff’s Office detective was parked on the side of the road at Plano and Morton, in Porterville.  The detective was in an unmarked Sheriff’s Office vehicle when a subject driving by threw a beer bottle which struck the Sheriff’s Office vehicle. 

The suspect vehicle quickly accelerated away.  The Sheriff’s Office vehicle activated emergency lighting equipment and a siren and attempted to stop the vehicle.  The suspect vehicle ran a stop sign and failed to yield for approximately one mile. 

The driver, Eli Resurrecion, was detained without further incident.  Resurrecion’s 3-year-old child was found to be in the vehicle as well. 

Damage to the Sheriff’s Office vehicle was estimated at approx. $200.  Resurrecion was booked into the Porterville substation for child endangerment, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, and littering. 


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