Location: Hillcrest Cemetery

Incident Date: 01/17/2016

Incident Time: 1208 hours

Case Number: 16-00722

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

Suspect 1-Ochoa, Stephanie, 26 

Suspect 2-Anderson, Michael, 32 

A 2010 Honda was stolen in Visalia and located at Hillcrest Cemetery.  

Units surrounded the scene and vehicle was located in the southeast corner. It was not occupied (confirmed stolen/entered SVS).   A K9 was used to track both suspects hiding in the cemetery. Both subjects were taken into custody with minor injuries. CHP was present and completed the recovery of vehicle.  

Both male and female were medically cleared as male had rake marks on both ankles from K-9 (no puncture wounds) and female had existing medical issues.  Both suspects were interviewed and invoked.  Female had 4 warrants totaling $75,000 bail.  

The case is currently under investigation and anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Department at (559) 685-2666 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com