Location: 44500 Block of Road 128

Case Number: 15-13072

Victim: State of California

Posted by: Media Relations

On Sunday October 18th, 2015hrs. Deputies with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department attempted to stop a suspect who was known to be driving on a suspended driver’s license. The suspect failed to yield for Deputies and a pursuit ensued for 4 miles. The suspects’ vehicle collided into a citrus tree and the suspect fled on foot into the citrus orchard. A Sheriff K9 tracked the suspect who was hiding under a citrus tree. The Sheriff K9 apprehended the suspect who was taken into custody thereafter and booked on the below listed charges.

Arrested: Sergio Salinas 30 years old from Orosi, Ca.

Charges: 2800.2 CVC Felony Evading
              594 PC  Felony Vandalism
              31360 PC Ex-Felon in Possession of Body Armor
              148 PC Resisting Arrest
              14601.2  CVC  Driving on a Suspended Drivers License