An Orosi man is behind bars in Washington state thanks to an anonymous tip, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said Monday.
Enrique Carrizales, 24, was arrested Sunday in connection with a home-invasion robbery in the foothills community of Badger last year in which a victim was shot several times.
Acting on the anonymous tip received last Wednesday by the sheriff's Tip Now program, the sheriff's department contacted police in Kent, Wash., who arrested Carrizales on a warrant. He is in a King County jail awaiting extradition. Detectives went from Tulare to Washington to interview him.
The home invasion took place Feb. 26, 2013, and deputies chased two vehicles fleeing the scene of the alleged crime.
One vehicle stopped and two men were arrested, but the other kept going until it crashed near Yettem.
One man was arrested but two suspects, later identified as Carrizales and Sonny Delgado, of Dinuba, got away, the sheriff's department said.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Delgado should call the sheriff's department at (559) 733-6211 or send a text message or email to TCSO@tipnow.com
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