Location: 200 Block of South Thompson Rd

Incident Date: 08/30/2016

Incident Time: 1815-1830 hrs

Case Number: 16-10941

Victim: Confidential

City: Tipton

Posted by: Dispatch



Amaton, Edgar, 23 years old




On 08/30/2016 at approximately 1830 hours, Deputies from the Pixley Sheriff’s Substation responded to the 200 block of S. Thompson Rd., Tipton regarding a family argument in progress.

Upon arrival Deputies located, contacted and detained the suspect, Edgar Amaton, who had drug paraphernalia on his person.  During the subsequent investigation, Deputies learned that Edgar Amaton was violating a domestic violence restraining order by being present at the residence.  Additionally, Edgar Amaton had threatened to kill the victim.


Edgar Amaton was transported and booked into custody at the Porterville Sheriff’s substation.


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