Location: 12000 Block of Ave 80, Pixley

Incident Date: 4-28-16

Incident Time: 0415 hours

Case Number: 16-05362

Victim: Cavasos, Adrian

City: Pixley

Posted by: Dispatch

On 04/28/16 at approximately 0328 hours, Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Pixley Substation responded to assist the Kern County Sheriff’s Office who was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle in the area of Earlimart. 

Deputies joined the pursuit, which led to the area Road 126 and Avenue 76, Pixley.  Several subjects fled the stolen vehicle and ran into the nearby properties. Deputies searched the area and were advised by Dispatch that a subject was seen running through a property in the 12000 block of Avenue 80. 

The suspect was confronted by the victim of the property after the suspect attempted to break into the residence.  During the confrontation the suspect made threats towards the victim.  Fearing for his safety the victim fired a warning shot in a safe direction to scare the suspect.  The suspect was later located hiding in the area and taken into custody.  The suspect was released into the custody of Kern County Sheriff’s Office for charges related to the pursuit. 

Suspect: Alejandro Pacheco, 38 years old

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.