Location: 1800 Block of W. Sierra, Earlimart

Incident Date: 7-19-16

Incident Time: 2044 hours

Case Number: 16-09153

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

On 07-19-2016 at approximately 2044 hours, Deputies responded to the 1800 Block of West Sierra, Earlimart, in regards to animal abuse. The reporting party advised she heard a dog squeal and saw a subject walking away from a dog on a neighboring property. A dog was located and had multiple sores from an unknown source and appeared malnourished.

Animal Control responded to the residence and took custody of the dog. The case remains under investigation. 

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.