Location: 14600 Block of Road 190, Poplar

Incident Date: 01-04-20

Incident Time: 0730

City: Poplar

Posted by: Media Relations

Man abducts 2 under age Daughters From Poplar Home. Girls Found Safe in SoCal, Suspect in Custody


Around 7:30 this morning, Tulare County Sheriff Deputies responded to the 14600 Block of Road 190 in Poplar for a parental abduction. 

When Deputies arrived, they found that 32 year old Christian Jaime Of El Centro, arrived at his ex wife’s residence and took their two daughters without her permission. Jaime does not have custody of the girls. The girls are 13 and 8 years of age. 

Detectives immediately put out a “Be On The Look Out” for the suspect, girls and vehicle. 

The suspect was pulled over by the West Moreland Police Department and Brawley Police Department. 

Both girls were found safe.

Jaime is in custody in Brawley and Tulare County Sheriff Detectives are on their way to interview him.

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this case, please call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194