Location: 19700 Block of Avenue 256, Exeter

Incident Date: 06/21/2016

Incident Time: 0500 hours

Case Number: 16-07876

Victim: Victor Rocha

City: Exeter

Posted by: Dispatch

On 06-21-2016 at approximately 1545 hours, Deputies responded to a residence located on the 19700 block of Avenue 256, Exeter, in regards to a residential burglary. The crime occurred on 06-21-16 between 0500-1545 hours. The suspect(s) forced entry through the back door of the residence and removed several items which included a Winchester rifle, ammunition and foreign currency.

The estimated total loss of property was approximately $600.

A search of the area was conducted at which point deputies located a suspicious vehicle approximately one-half mile southeast of the crime scene. The vehicle was abandoned in a grape orchard and property was located inside the vehicle, which the victim positively identified as being his. A search of the orchard was conducted utilizing a K9 for the suspect(s), but the suspect(s) were not located.

Suspect 1: HMA, approximately 20 years of age

Suspect 2: HMA, approximately 20 years of age

This case is currently being investigated 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.