Location: 41600 Block of Road 125, Orosi
Incident Date: 7-22-21
Posted by: Media Relations
Last night, TCSO TAGNET Detectives attempted to stop a 15-year-old boy in the 41600 Block of Road 125 in Orosi. The boy ran from Detectives and tossed a handgun as he was running. The Detectives caught up to the boy and placed him under arrest. The handgun had one round in the chamber and a loaded magazine.
The juvenile was transported to JDF and charged with PC 25850( c) [Possession of a loaded concealed firearm by a gang member] and PC 148 (Resisting arrest).
The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department is committed to creating safe and secure communities for the citizens of Tulare County, free of violent crime and gang activity. Anyone with additional information to the this crime or who wishes to provide information about gang activity is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department TAGNET/Gang unit at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call 1-800-TIPNOW.