Location: 8400 block of Road 176, Earlimart

Incident Date: 01-08-17 to 01-09-17

Incident Time: 2200-1500 hours

Case Number: 17-00365

Victim: AT&T California

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch

On 01-09-2017 at approximately 1730 hours, Deputies responded to the 4800 Block of Road 176, Earlimart, in regards to a theft of telephone power lines. The reporting person advised between 1-8-17 at 2000 hours and 1-9-17 at 1500 hours, suspect(s) vandalized and stole portions of approximately 5,000 feet of telephone power lines from this area.  These lines are owned and maintained by AT&T California. 

The total loss was estimated to be approximately $8,000.  The case is currently under investigation.


Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact 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.