Thieves steal from Woodlake High School’s ag farm

Burglars steal from three seatrains, storage room over winter break


WOODLAKE – Students and staff in Woodlake got back to work on Jan. 8 only to find that a few thieves had been working while they were away.

Deputies from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Orosi Substation received a call on Jan. 8 that someone had broken into several storage containers and a storage room at the Woodlake High School Farm sometime between Jan. 5 and Jan. 8.

A Woodlake Unified School District staff member told deputies the unknown suspect(s) forced entry into three different seatrains and one storage room and took items from inside them. There is no suspect information at this time and no report on the estimated value of the items stolen. This case remains under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at [email protected] or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.

Sheriff’s Log

Monday, Jan. 8
Deputies responded to the Badger area to investigate a report of a residential burglary in the 55900 block of Eshom Valley. Upon arrival, deputies and detectives contacted the victim who advised unknown suspect(s) used force to gain entry into the residence and removed property. No estimated value was given for the stolen property.

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