Location: 200 block of West Teapot Dome Avenue, Porterville
Incident Date: 12/30/16
Incident Time: 2217 hours
Case Number: 16-16184
Victim: Ignacio Hernandez
Posted by: Media Relations
On 12/30/16 at 2217 hours, Tulare County Fire responded to a report of a house fire on the 200 block of West Teapot Dome Avenue, Porterville. Upon further investigation, it was learned that items were taken out of the house and the fire was intentionally set.
During a joint investigation between Tulare County Fire and Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, a suspect was identified, Michael Brown. He was later arrested for burglary and arson.
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation 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.