Location: 400 block of South Lexington, Delano

Incident Date: 1-27-17

Incident Time: 1200 hours

Case Number: 17-00425, 17-00594, 17-00719

Victim: Agriland Farming and Zaninovich Farms

City: Delano

Posted by: Dispatch

Tulare County Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Detectives contacted Miguel Patino at his residence located within the 400 block of South Lexington Street in Delano regarding several theft reports throughout Tulare County.

With evidence and information gathered during the investigations, Detectives were able to locate and recover an ATV valued at $6,000 and a trailer valued at $1,500. Both items belong to Agriland Farming and had been stolen from a storage area near Terra Bella. 

Detectives also located and recovered a Kubota Tractor valued at $15,000 belonging to Zaninovich Farms. The tractor was stolen from a storage area near Ducor. Patino was subsequently arrested for charges including burglary, grand theft, and vehicle theft related to the recovered property.  

If you have any information related to this case, please contact Detective Nicholson at (559) 735-1898 or (800) 808-0488.  Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow, email: tcso@tipnow.net or download the Tipnow app for android or apple phones.