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Police Warn Thieves Are Targeting Hybrid Vehicle Batteries

Thieves are getting more brazen, targeting cars like the Toyota Prius, and smashing through the back of the car to get what is essentially the car’s engine, the battery from the back.


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Thieves Steal Chickens From Marysville Nonprofit For Disabled Adults

Thieves have targeted the coop three times in the last month, making off with a total of 25 chickens. This last time, they cleared them out completely.


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Davis Students Re-Create Stolen Art Pieces In Time For Fundraising Auction

Thieves stole art from a group of Davis elementary school students weeks before they were supposed to auction it off to raise money for their school.



Stanislaus County Cracking Down On Nut Thefts

Stanislaus County supervisors are set to consider an ordinance on Tuesday that would require anyone buying, selling or possessing walnuts for commercial purposes to show proof of ownership.


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Stockton Woman’s Irreplaceable Jewelry Stolen From Home

Her lifetime collection of gold jewelry, worth $25,000 was gone. Everything from childhood pieces to her wedding day jewelry set vanished.


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UPDATED: Arrested Rancho Cordova ATM Theft Suspects Identified

Two people were arrested Thursday morning in connection with an ATM robbery in Rancho Cordova.


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Thieves Steal $5,000 Of Donations Meant For Veterans

Thousands of dollars worth of donations meant to help military veterans are gone after thieves hit the Stand Down Warehouse at McClellan Business Park.


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To Catch A Thief: Modesto Business Owners Turning To Social Media

Darlene Dover, the owner of Envy Fine Clothing, is fighting back with the power of social media. She and other store owners are posting pictures, and even video of suspected shoplifters on social media.


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Veterans Center’s Future Uncertain After Thieves Steal $5,000 Worth Of Equipment

While the $5,000 of equipment that was stolen was a big loss, the bigger loss was the master contact list of donors, which can never be replaced.


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Stockton Man Scares Off Teen Thieves After Attempted Break-In

A group of alleged would-be thieves were sent running scared after a Stockton homeowner caught them trying to break into his home.


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Thieves Smash Truck Through Front Of Little Caesars In Natomas To Get Safe

A Natomas business is cleaning up after thieves smashed a truck through the front doors overnight.


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Thieves Prey Upon Freight Yards, Steal Valuable Containers

An unusual theft ring is targeting freight yards, but they aren’t stealing the cargo — just the containers.

CBS13/CW31 Television–05/08/2013