Location: 1800 block of Avenue 56, Earlimart

Incident Date: 7/30/17

Incident Time: 11:15 p.m.

Case Number: 17-09214

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

On 07/30/17 at approximately 2315 hours, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was parked in a vineyard on the 1800 block of West Sierra Avenue, in Earlimart.  The vehicle was occupied by a male adult and a male juvenile. 

During the traffic stop, a loaded handgun, narcotics and large amount of U.S. Currency was found in the vehicle.  A check of the vehicle registration found it was a stolen vehicle.  Both occupants were arrested for the previous mentioned charges.


Suspect: Juan Ayon, out of McFarland.

Suspect: 17-year-old Juvenile, out of Bakersfield


Anyone with more information regarding this investigation or a possible location of the suspect is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.