Location: Sierra and State, Earlimart
Incident Date: 1-28-15
Incident Time: 2208
Case Number: 15-1180
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Media Relations
On 1-28-15 Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a disturbance in the Earlimart area. Upon arrival deputies observed a vehicle leaving the area. While attempting to catch the vehicle to conduct an enforcement stop, the vehicle failed to yield at posted stop signs and continued to flee at a high rate of speed. The deputy pursued the vehicle with his lights and siren activated. The vehicle subsequently lost control at the intersection of Sierra and State striking a power pole. The driver fled on foot and was later apprehended.
The case is under investigation.
Suspect: 15 year old male juvenile