Location: Church/Sierra, Earlimart

Incident Date: 03/20/2016

Incident Time: 2253 hours

Case Number: 16-03673

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Dispatch

On 03/20/2016, Deputies attempted to execute a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation.  The driver slowly failed to yield before quickly gaining speed and attempted to elude contact.  The suspect driver drove through several surface streets in Earlimart before getting onto southbound highway 99 toward county line. 

The pursuit was terminated due to jurisdictional issues and public safety. The suspect’s identity is pending further information. The vehicle was described as a black 2007 Toyota Corolla.

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