Location: 13000 Block of Ave 76, Teviston

Incident Date: 09-17-15

Incident Time: 2045

Case Number: 15-11753

Victim: Correa Pallet Co

Posted by: Media Relations

On 9-17-15 Deputies were dispatched to Correa Pallet Co. for a report of a burglary in progress.  The Deputies arrived and contacted the reporting party who advised via surveillance video on the business property, remotely viewed from his home, he was able to see a suspect breaking into an office and lockers and stealing items.  Deputies searched the pallet yard and found S-1 hiding under large equipment.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.  S-1 was found to be in possession of burglary tools which were later determined to be stolen tools from the victim.  The suspect confessed to breaking into the business to steal items to later sell for money.  He also directed Deputies to the location in the pallet yard where he hid additional stolen property he had taken from the business.    

This case is currently being investigated by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department. 


Suspect:  Charles Justus  

    34 years old