Photo: Richard Garcia
A sexual assault report was made to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, May 18, 2020.
Deputies contacted the 15-year old victim at her Lindsay home. In her statement, she named 23-year old Richard Garcia as the man who forced her to have sex with him.
Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives located and arrested Garcia for rape. He was booked at the South County Detention Facility. He has since bonded out of custody.
Anyone with information about this case can contact Detective Will Salinas or Sergeant Jesse Cox of the TCSO Special Victims Unit at 559-802-9480 or 559-733-6218. Information can be relayed anonymously by contacting 559-725-4194 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo from the TCSO