Location: Porterville area

Incident Date: 1/23/17

Incident Time: 0830 hours

City: Porterville

Posted by: Dispatch

Warrant Service

On 01-23-17, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office County Apprehension Team Tracking Criminals in Hiding (CATTCH) developed information that a subject on the Sheriff’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Miguel Angel Garcia, was currently in the Porterville area.  Garcia was wanted on several felony warrants for drug related charges. CATTCH detectives provided the information on an area watch list. 

Upon hearing this information, deputies located Garcia near his residence and he was taken into custody without incident and booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.          


Anyone with information on any wanted subjects 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.