Location: Hwy 99 north of Ave 72 - Earlimart
Incident Date: 5-16-15
Incident Time: 1209
Case Number: 15-6125
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Media Relations
On 5-16-15 Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a semi-truck in the Earlimart area.
Upon contacting the driver and obtaining consent, a hidden compartment was located inside the vehicle along with a large amount of cash. Both the driver and passenger were arrested on the above charges. The vehicle and US currency was seized as evidence.
Suspect: Daniel Sanchez, 28 year old male from Tipton
Guillermo Rodriguez-Pompa, 29 year old male from Tipton