Location: 600 N. Vineyard in Earlimart

Incident Date: 3-1-21

Incident Time: 1700HRS

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Media Relations

Around 5 p.m. on Monday, TCSO Deputies were called to the area of 600 N. Vineyard in Earlimart for a probation compliance check on 27-year-old Royer Gonzalez of Earlimart.


During their investigation, Deputies found 20 catalytic converters. Ag Detectives were then called to the scene and served a search warrant on the home and found 73 more catalytic converters. In total, Detectives recovered about $167,400 in catalytic converters.


Gonzalez was arrested and booked into Custody at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office South County Detention Facility on charges of Possession of Stolen Property.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Bryan De Haan or Sergeant Bryan Clower with the TCSO Ag Unit at (559) 802-9567, or 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218, (800) 808-0488, Tip Now Line: (559) 725-4194, or by email at tcso@tipnow.com.