Location: 20000 block of Road 36, Tulare
Incident Date: 6/8/16
Incident Time: 1845 hours
Case Number: 16-07220
Victim: Legacy Dairy
Posted by: Media Relations
On 6-6-16, Detectives with the Ag Crimes Investigations Unit developed leads as to possible suspects involved with the possession and theft of a Kubota RTV900. On 6-8-16, Headquarters Patrol Deputies responded to the Waukena area in regards to information of the whereabouts of the Kubota. Upon arrival they located the stolen Kubota in the yard of a residence.
Ag Crimes Detectives were contacted and assumed the investigation. Ultimately, Detectives located a loaded firearm and narcotics in possession by a previously convicted felon identified as Fortino Cisneros. He was arrested for the aforementioned charges and transported to the Adult Pre-Trial Facility where he was booked.
The Kubota was returned to its owner with an estimated recovery value of $10,000.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective K. Jones or Sgt. Mike Yandell with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Ag Crimes Investigations Unit at (559) 735-1898. They can also call 24 hours a day at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously, by accessing the TipNow page at firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 725-4194.