Location: 1600 Block of North Plano, Porterville

Incident Date: 10/17/16

Incident Time: 1600 hours

Case Number: 16-13113

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch


Julian Chapa - 56 years of age.                                                                           




On 10/17/16, at approximately 1600 hours, Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon further investigation, the driver was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. A search of the driver’s seating area revealed over 20 syringes and approximately 13.1 grams of heroin.


The driver was arrested and subsequently booked at the Porterville Substation.


Anyone with information about this case is welcome to contact the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously through our TipNow Program at (559) 725-4194 or tcso@tipnow.com.