Location: 1600 Block of Hwy 99 and 400 Block of State St.

Posted by: Media Relations

On 10-11-15 Sheriff’s Department Detectives were contacted by Delano Police who had arrested Omar Dorig in regards to an armed robbery in their city. They advised his method of carrying out his crimes seemed similar to recent armed robberies in Tulare County. Case #'s 15-111808 and 15-12560.

Detectives responded to the Delano Police Department where they reviewed evidence collected at the time of Dorig’s arrest. Detectives also contacted Dorig and after questioning, determined him to be responsible for two recent Tulare County Robberies. Omar Dorig was placed under arrest for fresh robbery charges in Kern County as well as Tulare County. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.   

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective R. Gunderman or T. Titus  with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Investigations Unit at (559) 735-1898. They can also call 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously, by accessing the TipNow page at tcso@tipnow.com.