Location: Rd. 140/Ave.192, Tulare

Incident Date: 5/23/2015

Incident Time: 0600

Case Number: 15-6423

Victim: Gellespi Ag

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

On 05/23/15 at approximately 0600 hours, deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding a Grand Theft of a transfer pump and motor from the Tulare area. During the investigation the Tulare County Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Unit was called out to assist with the investigation. Deputies and detectives were able to locate the stolen property in the 100 block of South “B” St., Tulare. 


During the investigation Abel Alvarado Sanchez, a male adult, 53 years old was contacted regarding the stolen property. Ultimately Sanchez was arrested for Grand Theft and Possession of Stolen Property and booked at the Adult Pre Trial Facility.


Anyone with further information regarding this case is encouraged to call: 

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department’s Investigative Crimes Unit:

(800) 808-0488

Tip now line: 

(559) 725-4194, 

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