Similar burglaries at 2 Tulare County businesses investigated


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.

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