Location: 23400 Block of Avenue 192

Incident Date: 12/9/18

Incident Time: 9:30am

Case Number: 18-15707

City: Strathmore

Posted by: Dispatch

On 12-9-18 Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Porterville Patrol Station were dispatched to the area of Ave. 192 in Strathmore in regards to the report of an assault and robbery. Upon arrival they were advised Jesse Barron approached the victim and struck him twice causing facial lacerations and contusions. It was also advised Barron removed the victim’s wallet after he had been knocked to the ground.   


Detectives were contacted and ultimately took over the investigation. As a result Detectives located and arrested Jesse Barron for the above listed offenses. As Detectives continued their investigation it was determined the suspect used surveillance methods to stalk the victim prior to attacking him. The victim in this case sustained non-life threatening injuries which were treated at an area hospital.    


Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective R. Gunderman, or Sgt. R. Parker with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Investigations Unit at (559) 802-9563. They can also call 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously, by accessing the TipNow page at tcso@tipnow.com.