CAC provides a variety of resources to help California avocado growers discourage theft in their avocado groves. The articles below provide information concerning avocado and agricultural theft of interest to growers. Growers can also request avocado theft protection signs, report avocado theft via the CAC theft hotline, or file an anti-theft reward claim.
Theft Protection News
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office seeks information concerning the whereabouts of James Mitchell, a suspect in multiple avocado thefts. Learn more.
The UCCE San Diego is hosting an Invasive Tree Pests Workshop on Friday, October 19 that will focus on three invasive pests that have killed hundreds of thousands of trees in Southern California — Goldspotted Oak Borer, Invasive Shot Hole Borers/Fusarium Dieback Disease and South American Palm Weevils.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the theft of a 2007 John Deere 790 Tractor from the Oxnard area.