Location: 20300 block of Road 176, Strathmore

Incident Date: 2/12/17

Case Number: 17-01839

Victim: Jason Fairlem, Steve Milansio

City: Strathmore

Posted by: Media Relations

On 02/13/17 at 1015 hours, Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20300 Block of Road 176 regarding a commercial burglary. Preliminary investigation revealed suspects had gained entry into the structure and taken a vehicle, agricultural farm equipment, and numerous power tools.  

The value of loss was estimated at approximately $50,000. 

While investigating a separate incident, Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Agriculture Crimes Unit were led to a property within the 23800 block of Avenue 324. After further investigation, Detectives located the stolen vehicle, agriculture farm equipment, and numerous tools from this case.

The property was identified by the victims who retain possession of their recovered property.

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