Man stabbed at Lindsay cemetery

Emergency responders and Tulare County law enforcement at the Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery, where a man was stabbed in the morning of May 1.(Tulare County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies with Tulare County Sheriff’s Office investigate a stabbing that occurred at Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery

TULARE COUNTY – In the early hours of the morning, Tulare County law enforcement was called to the cemetery in Lindsay for a report of a stabbing.

At 6:45 a.m. on May 1, deputies with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a man armed with a knife approaching a victim and stabbing him at the cemetery in Lindsay. The victim, a 26-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Sergeant Michael Torres at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218, or anonymously through the Sheriff’s TipNow Program at 559-725-4194.

Deputies save dog from canal

In lighter news, around 12 a.m. on May 1, TCSO deputies were called to the area of Avenue 250 and Road 224, just north of Lindsay, for a dog stuck in the Friant-Kern Canal.

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A Tulare County Sheriff's Office deputy with the rescued dog, which was pulled out from the Friant-Kern Canal. (Tulare County Sheriff's Office)

When deputies got there, they were able to use ropes and safely get the dog out of the water. Although wet and tired, the dog was turned over to animal control. No owner could be found. If someone knows who this dog may belong to, please contact the Tulare County Animal Control at 559-636-4050.

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