Friday, September 27, 2013

Stockton Farmers Say Walnut Crops Are Prime Targets For Creative Thieves

Is inflation picking up?  I'll have to look into why walnut prices are going up so much.

Thieves are finding inventive ways to steal the crop. Foppiano says if he leaves the truck out, he’ll be left with a just semi in the morning.

“They’ll come with a truck and unhook it and steal it all,” he said.

Foppiano has 24-hour security, puts all of his equipment away at night and even locks the bins filled with walnuts.

But because of the possibility of a big payout, the criminals are taking greater risks.

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