Location: Road 236/Avenue 96, Terra Bella

Incident Date: 7/5/16

Incident Time: 2309 hours

Case Number: 16-08509

Victim: State of California

City: Terra Bella

Posted by: Media Relations

Tomas Juares, Age 51


On 07/05/2016 at approximately 2309 hours, a Deputy from the Sheriff’s Porterville Substation conducted a consensual encounter in the area of Road 236 and Avenue 96 in Terra Bella.  Upon conducting a consensual search of the subjects belongings, the Deputy located a loaded .22 LR Caliber Ruger Rifle in the suspect's belongings. The above listed suspect was arrested and transported to the Porterville Substation for possession of a concealed loaded firearm. 

 Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 782-9650 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com.