Location: 11800 block of Road 122, Pixley

Incident Date: 3/7/17

Incident Time: 1200-1700 hours

Case Number: 17-03641

Victim: Basic Industries, Co.

City: Pixley

Posted by: Media Relations

On 03/27/17 at approximately 1330 hours, Deputies from the Sheriff’s Pixley Substation responded to Basic Industries, Co., in Pixley, regarding a forged/fraudulent check being passed.  Upon arrival, Deputies learned that on 03/07/17 between 1200 and 1700 hours, a suspect had entered the business and used a forged/fraudulent check to obtain $1,702.44 worth of merchandise.
This case is currently under investigation and anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office at (559) 733-6218 or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting (559) 725-4194 or through email at tcso@tipnow.com.