Location: Avenue 328 and Grandview, Visalia

Incident Date: 3-28-16

Incident Time: 1:13 a.m.

Case Number: 16-03976

City: Visalia

Posted by: Dispatch

On 3/28/16 at approximately 0113 hours, Deputies with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle in the area of Avenue 328 and Grandview Road. The vehicle failed to yield for the initiating deputy and a pursuit of the vehicle began.  During the course of the pursuit, the suspect drove recklessly and upon entering the city of Visalia the pursuit was terminated due to public safety concerns. 

The vehicle was located abandoned in a residential neighborhood a short time later.  A search for the suspect was made by a Tulare County Sheriff’s canine team.  The suspect was located and apprehended by the canine.  The suspect was booked at the Tulare County Adult Pre-Trial Facility without further incident.

Suspect: Skylar Hammers

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 / 559-733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 and download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.