Location: Avenue 392 and Road 144

Incident Date: 12-11-15

Case Number: 15-15282

Posted by: Media Relations

On Saturday December 12rd 2015, Deputies from the Orosi Substation were dispatched to the area of Ave 392 and Rd 144 Orosi, in regards to a report of a possible theft of copper wire from an irrigation pump.

Deputies arrived and discovered between December 11th 2015 and December 12th 2015, the suspect forced entry into a fenced storage area and removed the electrical wiring from several irrigation pumps and control panels.

The suspects then removed the electrical wiring from a second irrigation pump in the area. The suspect then fled the area with the  property.

This case is under investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at (559)733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.