Location: 38900 block of Road 144, Cutler

Incident Date: 5/11/16

Incident Time: 1130 hours

Case Number: 16-80013

Victim: State of California

City: Cutler

Posted by: Media Relations

Possession of a short-barreled rifle/shotgun

Suspect: Andy Rocha  MH/ 22 yrs  In custody
           Cutler, Ca.

On 05/11/16 at approx. 1130 hours, Investigators from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit went to a residence in the 38900 Block of Road 144 to conduct a probation compliance check.

Andy Rocha, a northern Gang member, was contacted and during a search of his residence, which was a camping trailer on the property, a short barreled shotgun along with ammunition and gang indicia were found. Rocha was taken into custody without incident and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility on the listed charges.

The case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s 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. Skrinde at (559) 735-1898 or (800) 808-0488. Booking photo available through the Main Jail.

Anonymous information about this incident can be reported via Tipnow:
email tcso@tipnow.net 
text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 or (800) END-GANG
or download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.