Location: Avenue 198/ Orange Belt Drive, Strathmore

Incident Date: 08-22-215

Incident Time: 0215 hours

Case Number: 16-10573

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Dispatch

On 08/22/2016 at 0205 hours, a Deputy conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 19800 block of Orange Belt Drive, in Strathmore, for an equipment violation. During the course of the investigation, the Deputy located an open container of an alcoholic beverage, a few ounces of marijuana, several grams of methamphetamine, a scale, and packaging material. The suspect was arrested and booked at the Porterville Sub Station.


Suspect: Roberto Torrez from Lindsay, CA, approximately 55 years of age


This case is still under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.