Reward up to $50,000

Sketch of Robbery Suspect at Earlimart, CA


The United States Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information and services leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual who robbed the Postal Clerk at Earlimart Station at gunpoint.

On Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at approximately 4:00 p.m. a Hispanic male entered the Post Office and robbed the Postal Clerk at Earlimart Station located at 300 N. Church Road, Earlimart, CA 93219.

Postal Inspectors and Detectives from the Tulare County Sheriffs Department are seeking the public’s assistance. Anyone who was in, or near, the Post Office on December 4, 2007 and witnessed suspicious activity is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriffs at 559-733-6218 or Postal Inspectors at 877-876-2455 (select Option 2).

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 28-35 years old, 5’ 5” to 5’ 6”, 140-160 lbs., with a dark complexion, short black hair, and a thin mustache. The suspect was wearing dark navy blue or black pants, a cream colored “hoodie” jacket with green and black stripes, and a dark ski mask with eye and mouth cut-outs. The suspect may speak broken English and walk with a strut. Do not approach suspect, he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Robbery of a Postal Employee by use of a dangerous weapon is a federal offense punishable by up to 25 years in federal prison.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is the law enforcement agency responsible for protecting the U.S. Postal Service, its employees and its customers from criminal attack. Additional information about the Postal Inspection Service can be found on our website at


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