In less than one hour, men robbed restaurants in Goshen and Pixley on March 19


TULARE COUNTY – Police are asking for the public’s help to identify and find three men involved in two robberies in Tulare County.

Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Buzz’s Drive-In, located at 6707 Elder Avenue in Goshen, at about 3:30 a.m. on March 19. When they arrived, the property owner told deputies that his business had been burglarized. Video Surveillance shows three men breaking-into the business through a window and later leaving through the back door.

Less than an hour later, between 4:23 a.m. and 4:28 a.m., three men were captured on video surveillance breaking into Charro’s Express Mexican Restaurant at 109 S. Main Street in Pixley. The video shows the suspects open the back door with a pry bar and take money.

Based on the video evidence, it is clear the that the men who broke into Buzz’s Drive-In are the same men who broke into Charro’s Express Restaurant. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a four-door sedan. The vehicle was last seen possibly getting onto northbound Highway 99.

Detectives describe the suspects as three black male adults. Suspect 1 is approximately 25 years old, between 6’0” and 6’6”, thin-build (160-180 pounds), short black hair with receding hairline, short groomed goatee. He was wearing a black hooded-sweatshirt, white undershirt, and blue denim shorts.

Suspect 2 is described as approximately 20-30 years old, possibly 5’5” to 5”10”, medium-build, (approx. 150-175 pounds). He was wearing a black hat with the gold size sticker on the brim and the letter “M” in blue and white similar to the Florida Marlins logo, a hooded black sweatshirt, white undershirt and Champion branded sweatpants.

Suspect 3 is approximately 30-years-old, between 5’6” and 6’0”, medium/stocky build. He was wearing a dark-blue, Allied Universal baseball style hat, light-blue dew rag, gray Nike brand sweatshirt, and dark colored sweatpants.

Anyone who knows the identity of the suspects in the case is encouraged to contact Detective Brad McLean or Sgt. Larry Camacho with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218. Or they can remain anonymous by calling or texting 559-725-4194 or through email at [email protected]. Refer to case number 19-3316.

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