Location: Road 120 and Avenue 16, Delano

Incident Date: 8/19/17

Incident Time: 5:30 p.m.

Case Number: 17-10059

Victim: D&J Farm Management

City: Delano

Posted by: Dispatch

On 8-19-17, Pixley Patrol Deputies responded to the above described location in regards to the report of a theft. Upon arrival, they were advised an unknown subject had removed a tractor as well as other farm equipment. Deputies followed up on leads that eventually led them to the stolen tractor for a recovery worth an estimated $65,000.   


Detectives were contacted and assumed the investigation. Detectives are searching for additional stolen equipment and are following leads.  


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