Incident Date: 1-29-15
Incident Time: 1300
Case Number: 15-1377
Victim: H&R Citrus
Posted by: Media Relations
On 02/04/15 at approximately 1030 hrs, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Unit received information regarding a tractor located in an olive grove in the Lindsay area. Detectives responded to the location and confirmed the found tractor was a tractor that had been recently reported stolen. The victim was contacted regarding the found tractor and requested to respond to the location. The victim was able to identify the found New Holland tractor as his property.
The estimated recovery totaled $8000.00 for the New Holland tractor.
ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE:
On 02/02/15 at approximately 1300 hours, deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department received a report of theft involving of two New Holland tractors and two citrus bin trailers.
The Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Unit responded to the area of Rd 216 and Ave 245 and located one of the stolen tractors and both of the stolen citrus bin trailers. The victim was contacted regarding the discovery and responded to the location. The victim was able to identify the New Holland tractor and the citrus bin trailers as his property.
The estimated recovery totaled $10,000.00, the tractor and the citrus bin trailers were released to the victim.