Location: 200 Block of Chimney Rd

Incident Date: 6-12-15

Incident Time: 2345

Case Number: 15-7400

Victim: DPS Officers

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 6-12-15 at 2345 hours, Officers from the Tule River Department of Public Safety responded to the 200 block of Chimney Rd, Porterville regarding a keep the peace call.  While on scene the suspect became agitated and threatened to shoot the officers with a rifle while in possession of a rifle. 


On 6-16-15 at 1615 hours, The suspect responded to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office- Porterville Substation and turned himself into Deputies.  The suspect was arrested for Criminal Threats and Resisting an Executive Officer.  The suspect was booked at the Porterville Substation without incident.

This case is currently under investigation.  Anyone additional information regarding this case are asked to contact Det. J Pipkin or Det J. Hunziger with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department South County Investigations Unit, 24 hours (559) 733-6218.

Suspect information:
Manuel, Red Cloud Hunter; 30 years old, Resides in Porterville Area.