Location: Highway 99/Court Street, Pixley

Incident Date: 6-7-16

Incident Time: 0828 hours

Case Number: 16-07261

Victim: Juan Ramos Hurtado

City: Pixley

Posted by: Dispatch

On 06/07/16 at approximately 0828 hours, Deputies from the Pixley Substation responded to a gas station located on the 400 block of North Park Street, in Pixley, regarding a vehicle burglary. Upon arrival, the victim was contacted who advised his truck ran out of fuel at approximately 2100 hours, on the southbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Court Street, Pixley. 

The victim left the vehicle parked and locked on the west shoulder of the highway.  Sometime during the night a suspect(s) broke into the truck and stole a stereo, clothing and the victim’s wallet.  The estimated loss of items was approximately $2,660.

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.