Location: 16000 block of Road 124, Tipton

Incident Date: 4/20/17

Incident Time: 0600 hours

Case Number: 17-04696

Victim: C. Russell Construction

City: Tipton

Posted by: Media Relations


On 4-20-17, Tulare County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the above listed location in regards to the report of a theft of construction equipment from secured storage containers. Deputies responded and located evidence indicating more than $44,000 worth of tools and equipment were stolen. 
Detectives were contacted and assumed the investigation. Forensic Evidence Technicians arrived and processed the scene. They collected evidence that is being examined and Detectives are following up on multiple leads.  The investigation is active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective R. Gunderman or Sgt. Chad Rhyman with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at (559) 735-1898. They can also call 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously, by accessing the TipNow page at tcso@tipnow.com at (559) 725-4194.