Location: 700 block of East Terra Bella Avenue, Pixley

Incident Date: 08-21-16

Incident Time: 0240 hours

Case Number: 16-10548

Victim: State of California

City: Pixley

Posted by: Dispatch

Deputies were circulating the area of Terra Bella and Maple, in Pixley, for a subject that fled from a burning vehicle on School and Court. A Deputy saw a subject identified as Salvador Gonzalez, Jr., walking into the Terra Bella Apartment Complex, on the 700 block of East Terra Bella Avenue. The Deputy contacted Gonzalez and searched Gonzalez, Jr., and found a concealed machete in his possession.

He was arrested for possession of a dangerous concealed weapon. Gonzalez, Jr., was transported to the Porterville Jail.


Arrested: Salvador Gonzalez, Jr. 8-12-96


This case is still under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously through the TipNow program at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.