Location: 500 BLOCK OF EAST SUTTER, EARLIMART
Incident Date: 06-25-2015
Incident Time: 2314
Case Number: 15-7953
Victim: EARLIMART SCHOOL
Posted by: Media Relations
On 06-25-15 at 2314 hours, Deputies were dispatched to the 500 block of East Sutter in Earlimart (Earlimart Middle School) regarding a Grand Theft. The reporting party advised he observed a small black truck pulling a trailer loaded with trees on school grounds.
Deputies arrived and observed the gate to the school to be open, but the truck and trailer were gone. Deputies searched the Earlimart area and located the truck and trailer near Center and Market Street. They located 19 trees that were stolen from the school along with 2 stolen trailers. The stolen items were valued at $4,900 with a full recovery. The suspect was located hiding in the alley a short time later. He was arrested and booked without incident.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Department at (559) 733-6218 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at email@example.com
Suspect: Jorge Flores 22 years from Earlimart