Calif. Nut Farmers Band Together To Fight TheftThe soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
Nearly $400K In Walnuts Stolen From Escalon Farm RecoveredInvestigators have recovered thousands of pounds of stolen walnuts in what became the area's largest walnut heist.
Thieves Steal Nearly $400K In Walnuts From Escalon FarmA brazen crime wave is threatening to push farmers out of business. The latest in a series of walnut thefts is the largest yet, with the farmer nearly taking a half-a-million dollar hit.