Location: 3500 Block of Avenue 408, Kingsburg

Incident Date: 8/6/16

Incident Time: 0850 hours

Case Number: 16-09903

City: Kingsburg

Posted by: Dispatch

On 8-6-16 at approximately 0850 hours, deputies from the Sheriff's Cutler/Orosi Substation responded to a possible theft of a motorcycle. Upon arrival, the victim advised he was verbally threatened by the suspect, who the victim identified as a Hispanic male adult. The victim was in fear for his life and subsequently gave the motorcycle to the suspect. The suspect fled the scene and was later located and taken into custody.

The suspect was identified as Jose Eleuterio Vasquez, 31. He was transported and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.


This case is still under investigation and anyone with information regarding this case please contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 591-3939 or leave an anonymous tip at (559) 725-4194 or tcso@tipnow.com.