Location: 600 block of West Prosperity Avenue, Tulare

Incident Date: 6/23/16

Incident Time: 1430 hours

Case Number: 16-08239

Victim: Tulare County

City: Tulare

Posted by: Media Relations

Additional Charges:

459 PC – Burglary
470(d) PC – Passing a Fraudulent Check.
475(a) PC – Possession of a Fraudulent Check
476 PC – Passing a Fraudulent Check

On 6/23/16, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office became aware of a fraudulent check on its Inmate Checking Account that had been cashed at a convenience store in Tulare.  An investigation was initiated and the suspect was identified Heidi Phillips (31 Years).  As a result of the investigation, a warrant for the above charges was issued for Phillips’ arrest.

On 7/12/16, Phillips was located on the 400 block of North “K” Street in Tulare and arrested for the warrant.  Phillips was booked at the Adult Pre-Trial Facility.

This case is currently under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s North End Property Unit.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Daniel McBride at (559) 733-6218 or (800) 808-0488.

Anonymous information about this crime can be reported via Tipnow email tcso@tipnow.net, text or voicemail at 559-725-4194 or download the Tipnow app for Android or Apple phones.