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Semi With Over $100,000 Worth of Avocados Stolen and Recovered

Photo By: Gary Martin
Photo By: Gary Martin

VICTORVILLE-(  At about 10:15 p.m. on Monday, November 2nd dispatch received a report of a 2010 blue KW Semi Tractor-Trailer that was stolen from the Home Depot parking lot on the 15600 block of Roy Rogers Drive.

According to the reporting party the vehicle that is equipped with a GPS tracking device was left in the parking lot between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and was missing.

The semi tractor-trailer was enroute to Washington state with an avocado load estimated at over $100,000. The reporting party said that the semi currently had about 70 gallons of fuel at the time it was stolen and the GPS was showing the semi in the 12100 block of Hibiscus Road in Adelanto.

Deputies from the Adelanto station arrived on scene of the GPS address and located the apparently undamaged semi tractor-trailer about ⅔ full of avocados. The owner arrived on scene to identify and recover the stolen semi tractor-trailer and load. K-9 units were on scene to attempt to locate the suspect.

As of 11:50 p.m. on Monday night, no arrest have been made. If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Victorville Police department at 760-241-2911.


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