Incident Date: 9/10/17
Incident Time: 0121 hours
Case Number: 17-90045
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Dispatch
Suspects: 1) 15-Year-Old HMJ, Visalia
2) 15-Year-Old HMJ, Visalia
3) 15-Year-Old HMJ, Visalia
4) 14-Year-Old HMJ, Visalia
On September 10, 2017 at 0121 hours, Officers with the Exeter Police Department were involved in a pursuit with a Honda Accord in the City of Exeter. The pursuit went into the jurisdiction of the county, and Detectives with TAGNET (Tulare Area Gang & Narcotic Enforcement Team) took over as primary of the pursuit.
Deputies, along with the Farmersville Police Department, pursued the vehicle into the City of Visalia. The pursuit was ultimately terminated and the vehicle stopped in the area of Garden Street and 1st. Five suspects fled from the vehicle and it was later determined it was a reported stolen vehicle with the Visalia Police Department.
A perimeter was established with the assistance of the Visalia Police Department, California Highway Patrol, and Farmersville Police Department and assisting personnel searched for the occupants of the vehicle. During a search of the area, four juvenile suspects were located and taken into custody. Two of the suspects were not complying and taken into custody with the assistance of a Sheriff's K-9. Both suspects were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. All four suspects were transported and booked at the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.