Location: 500 Block of E Sierra

Incident Date: 9/20/19

Incident Time: 2053 hrs

Case Number: 19-11923

Victim: Auto Zone

City: Earlimart

Posted by: Dispatch/ Media Relations

One Suspect Still on the Loose After Three Men, Armed with Rifles, Rob Earlimart "AutoZone"

(Jesus Garcia)       (Alexis Salas)


On 9/20/19, TCSO Deputies were called to the Auto Zone in Earlimart for an armed robbery.  Deputies learned that three men, armed with rifles, walked into the store and demanded cash. The suspects left with an undetermined amount of money. 

After further investigation, the three suspects were identified as Jesus Garcia, Alexis Salas and Michael Flores. Garcia and Salas were taken into custody, but Flores is still on the loose. He is known to frequent the Earlimart area.

The case remains under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Fabian Serrano or Sgt. Steven Sanchez at 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.