South valley man arrested for allegedly molesting teen

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The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a man for allegedly molesting a 14-year old boy.

Detectives report they found evidence that Lucas Pete Mitchell of Strathmore met a 14-year-old boy on social media in 2017 and molested him.

 Mitchell has been arrested and booked at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Pre-Trial Facility on numerous child molestation charges.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this case or on any possible child molestation case is encouraged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff Office at (559) 733-6218.

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