Fashionable burglar finds T-shirts for a steal

Visalia Police search for a suspect who broke into T-Shirts Club store on Mooney last Saturday

The Sun-Gazette

VISALIA – Visalia police are on the lookout for someone with a flare for fashion since T-Shirts Club was broken into last Saturday. 

According to the Visalia Police Department, at approximately 4:05 a.m. officers received a report of a burglar alarm at the store located at 2909 S. Mooney Blvd. Upon arrival officers discovered that an unknown suspect had made entry to the business after smashing a window. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of property. The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Visalia Police Department. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the tip line at 559-713-4738.

Visalia Police Logs

Sunday, April 19
At approximately 10:45 p.m. the Visalia Police Department responded to a report of vandalism that had just occurred in the Downtown Visalia area. The reporting party saw a subject break a window and walk away. Upon arrival in the area the suspect was located and detained without incident. During the course of the investigation it was determined that Dennis Carter, 31, was attempting to burglarize the business. As a result Carter was booked into the Tulare County adult pretrial facility for attempted commercial burglary and vandalism.

At 3:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to Lovers Lane and Douglas for a vehicle burglary in progress. A group of citizens observed the incident and began chasing the suspect, Eric Cervantes, 28. While attempting to flee, Cervantes ran through an occupied residence. Upon arrival, officers were able to set up a perimeter and Cervantes was taken into custody. He was booked at Tulare County adult pretrial facility.

At 6:48 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of W. Murray for a vehicle burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect, John Harold, 28, attempting to break into a locked vehicle. Harold attempted to flee on a bike and was detained by assisting officers. He was in possession of burglary tools, drug paraphernalia and currently on parole for burglary. He was booked at Tulare County Adult Pretrial Facility.

Saturday, April 18
At approximately 2:58 a.m. a male victim contacted the Visalia Police Department to report that he was involved in a dispute over bicycle repairs in the area of Santa Fe and Center at approximately 2:30 a.m. During the dispute the suspect hit the victim in the head with a bottle causing a laceration, and then fled the area. The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Visalia Police Department. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the tip line at (559) 713-4738.

At 7:51 a.m. officers responded to the 1900 Block of E. Mineral King for a vehicle theft that just occurred. While en route to the location, officers located the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The suspect, Bruce Woodworth, 32, failed to yield. After a short pursuit, he abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. Officers were able to locate him a short time later; utilizing a K9 he was taken into custody. Woodworth was transported to Kaweah Delta Hospital where he was treated and later booked at Tulare County adult pretrial facility. While responding to the call for service, a Visalia Police Officer was involved in a traffic collision. He was transported to Kaweah Delta Hospital for moderate injuries where he was treated and released.

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