Location: Road 136/Avenue 72, Earlimart
Incident Date: 02/17/18
Incident Time: 0715 hours
Case Number: 18-02230
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Media Relations
On 02/17/2017, Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Pixley Substation responded to the area of Teviston in an attempt to contact a suspect for an active P.C. 836 for robbery, Felony and Misdemeanor warrants.
Responding Deputies located the suspect driving a vehicle in the area of Road 136 and Avenue 72. Deputies attempted a vehicle traffic stop at which time the suspect fled in his vehicle. Deputies pursued the fleeing vehicle through a rural area until the vehicle came to a stop near the intersection of Avenue 64 and Road 136. The suspect fled on foot and was apprehended moments later.
During the investigation, the suspect was found to have a firearm, drug paraphernalia in his possession and possession of burglary tools.
Suspect in custody: Ricardo Garcia, 30, of Pixley
The case remains under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.