Tehama County deputies searching for walnut tree theft suspects

Jun 5, 2015 12:05 PM by News Staff

Tehama County sheriff's deputies are searching for a person who stole $10,000 worth of walnut trees from an Orchard in Gerber.

The theft was reported just before 2 p.m. Thursday by a Pacific Farms Employee who told deputies five 30-year-old trees had been cut and removed from the orchard. The total loss is estimated around $10,000.

Witnesses reported seeing a red pickup truck pulling a trailer with a Caterpillar back hoe on its trailer in the area during the theft.

Anyone with additional information about the theft is encouraged to contact the Tehama County Sheriff's Department.


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