Similar burglaries at 2 Tulare County businesses investigated

April 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Tulare County Sheriff's deputies are investigating similar burglaries at two different businesses.

One of the crimes happened at Peltzer Groves on Road 168 near Avenue 344 on Friday. Authorities say someone cut through a chain-link fence and a metal building to steal several hand tools and welders. The victim estimated his loss at nearly $4,500.

That same day, thieves cut through a chain-link fence and two locks at Willitts Pump Company on Avenue 296 near Road 156. The suspects stole copper wire, and the total loss is estimated at $10,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Office.