Altercation leads to arrest

Sheriff’s deputies responded Saturday, April 19, after a report of a verbal dispute that was in progress in the 46000 block of Sierra Drive (near the Sequoia entrance). After arriving at the scene, deputies made contact with a subject, Eugene Chun, who had allegedly assaulted a 71-year-old victim.

The victim, who was evaluated at the scene, had visible signs of non-life-threatening wounds. Chun was arrested for assault and booked into Tulare County Jail.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information in this case or any crime is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 733-6218; to report a crime anonymously, call 1-800-TIPNOW. 

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