Another rash of manhole cover thefts in midtown Sacramento has forced city officials to spend thousands to replenish their dwindling supply of replacement lids.
A man has been arrested for the theft of several memorial plaques from a wall commemorating fallen first responders and military veterans, an alleged crime that would only have netted him a few bucks if it had been successful, authorities said.
Two men have been arrested in connection with metal thefts from seven city parks in Modesto, according to police.
A therapy horse was killed after metal thieves tore down a pasture fence, allowing some of the animals to wander near a busy highway, authorities said.
Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two men for stealing guard rails from the side of a road.
Thieves stole dozens of bronze vases from a cemetery in repeated thefts over the past month, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage, authorities said.