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Ventura County Agricultural Crimes Detective Chip Chadman is cautioning California avocado growers to be on the alert and take precautionary steps to protect micro-filtration and irrigation equipment and report suspicious activity. According to Detective Chapman, a theft of micro-filtration equipment was recently reported in the unincorporated areas of Ventura/Oxnard.

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Farm Watch has partnered with Nextdoor, a private online social network that makes it easy for neighbors to share real time information about thefts and crime using a cell phone, tablet or computer. Learn more about this free App.

Agriculture Crimes Detective Chip Cadman recently released information concerning the theft of avocados in the Santa Paula area. Learn more!

According to Ventura Sheriff Detective Chip Chadman, a number of avocado-related thefts have been reported recently. Learn more about the thefts and what you can do to protect your groves and equipment.

According to a recent report from Ventura Sheriff Detective Chip Chadman, theft of avocados, fertilizer and pesticides is on the rise. Learn more about the precautions to take in order to secure your property and equipment.

Recent reports of avocado grove thefts are on the rise. There are several preventative steps California avocado growers can take to protect their groves.

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