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