Location: 14200 block of Road 284, Porterville

Incident Date: 05-01-16

Incident Time: 0400-0600 hours

Case Number: 16-05519

Victim: Porterville Rock &Recycle

Posted by: Dispatch

Property Stolen:

Attempted Theft of Motor Vehicle (Recovered)

Stolen Welding Equipment


Theft Amount: $1,100



On 5-1-16 at 1130 hours, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Porterville Rock and Recycle regarding a theft of welding equipment and an attempted theft of a motor vehicle.  The reporting person stated suspect(s) entered the property at the Rock and Recycle Yard between 0400 and 0600 hours. 

Suspect(s) made entry into several vehicles within the property and stole the above listed items.  Suspect(s) also attempted to steal a motor vehicle from within the property.  This motor vehicle was recovered near the crime scene location. 

This case is still under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the 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.