Location: 3600 block of Avenue 384, Kingsburg

Incident Date: 2/17/17

Incident Time: 0500 hours

Case Number: 17-02007

Victim: Streamline Irrigation

City: Kingsburg

Posted by: Media Relations

On 2/17/17, at 0502 hours, Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3600 Block of Avenue 384, in Kingsburg, Tulare County, regarding a theft in progress.

Upon arrival, Deputies observed the perimeter fence had been cut and several pieces of equipment had been moved to the outside fence line.

All the stolen equipment from the business was recovered. Deputies located a large white flatbed truck located on the north side of the business that was stuck in the mud surrounding the fence line. The suspects attempted to pull the truck out of the mud using a Bobcat excavator that was stolen from the business. After further investigation, the flatbed truck was reported stolen from a business in Fresno County a week prior.

The suspects left the area prior to Deputies arriving. 

Detectives from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the business. Detectives processed the scene and collected evidence. 

Estimated recovery value: $57,800
Estimate of damage:   $3,000
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Ag Crimes Unit at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.