Location: 8000 block of Avenue 120, Pixley

Incident Date: 02-22-15

Case Number: 15-2320

Posted by: Media Relations

On 02-22-15 Deputies responded to the area of Avenue 120 and Road 80 in Pixley regarding a theft that just occurred. It was determined the suspects, Julio Prieto and Daisy Ortiz entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole cash totaling over $1000. The victim followed the suspects to the Teviston area where the suspects exited the vehicle and fled on foot.  
Deputies arrived on scene and caught one of the suspects nearby. The second suspect was later contacted at a residence in Earlimart. The victim’s property was returned and both suspects were booked into Tulare County Jail for 487 PC without incident. 

Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.