Location: 26400 block of Zante, Traver

Incident Date: 11-8-14

Case Number: 14-14064

Victim: Confidential

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect#1 : Guadalupe  Rivera 33 years old.

Suspect #2: Stevie (unknown lastt name - Hispanic Male Adult,  approx.. 25 years old.


On 11-8-14 at 0026 hrs. Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Traver area regarding a kidnapping/robbery that occurred on 11-7-14 between 2100 and 2300 hrs. 

Upon arrival Deputies contacted the victim who reported that while driving his vehicle on Zante Rd. in the Traver area he was forced to the side of the road by S1 Rivera at gun point. The victim was then forced out of the vehicle where he was robbed of personal belongings and assaulted. The victim was able to flee the area after which he contacted law enforcement.

Detectives were called to the scene and developed information which led to the service of a search warrant in the 36400 block of Zante Rd. Traver. During the service of the search warrant the S1 Rivera was contacted and arrested for the above listed crimes. 

Anyone with information regarding the crime or information on S2 known as Stevie is asked to contact Det. Hembree at (559) 733-6218 or 1-800-808-0488. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact the Tip Now number at (559) 725-4194