GALT (CBS13) — Deputies said thieves stole 36 beehives worth over $12,000 in Galt this week.
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The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said the hives — described as olive green colored double stacked, with eight frames and made of 90% plastic on the inside — were last seen on the night of Feb. 10 at 8:30 and discovered missing at 2:30 p.m. the next day.
Deputies said the hives haves bees inside and are estimated in total to be worth $12,240.READ MORE: 'It's Frightening': Family Thankful For Arrest Eight Months After Woman's Murder At Sacramento Light Rail Station
No suspect information has been released at this time.
Deputies ask that anyone with information on the beehive theft contact the sheriff’s office at 209-468-4400.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Driver Loses Control Trying To Weave Through Traffic, Crashes Down Embankment In Sacramento