Location: 19500 Block of Road 232, Strathmore

Incident Date: 4-25-16

Incident Time: 1438 hours

Case Number: 16-05218

Victim: Sylvia Cota

City: Strathmore

Posted by: Dispatch

On 04/25/2016 at approximately 1438 hours. Deputies responded to an address in the 19500 Block of Road 232, in Strathmore, regarding a residential burglary.  It was discovered lawn-care equipment and a bicycle had been taken from the interior of the vacant residence. 

The investigation revealed a known male suspect who had been observed entering and taking possession of the stolen property.  The stolen property was recovered a short time later at the known suspect’s relative’s residence and returned to the victim.  The suspect is still at large.  

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