Incident Date: 01-21-2015

Incident Time: 1730

Case Number: 15-80005

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect:  Hispanic Male 16 yrs old      Orosi, Ca.

On the listed date and time Investigators from the Sheriff’s Departments Gang Violence Suppression Unit/ North County were conducting a Probation Compliance check of a known gang member in the 12400 Blk of Whittaker Wy.  Orosi, Ca. when the Investigators contacted the listed subject, a male Hispanic Juvenile sitting in the passenger side of a vehicle, at the residence. The Male subject, a known gang member as well, was found to have a loaded .45 caliber handgun in his waistband. The Male juvenile was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility on the listed charges.

The case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Gang Violence Suppression Unit and no other information is being released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Det. Victor Bonilla at (559)735-1898 or (800) 808-0488.