Sutter County Deputies Arrests Two Males for Metal Theft

Monday, July 28, 2008 9:30 AM

For Immediate Release:

At approximately 10:20 am on Monday, July 28, 2008, Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a possible theft of metal in progress in the 5300 block of Riego Road, Pleasant Grove. While searching the area deputies observed a pickup alongside the roadway with two subjects a few miles away on Riego Road matching the vehicle description. Upon further investigation deputies were able to confirm that the property in the bed of the truck was stolen. Deputies contacted three local farmers who were able to meet at the scene to identify property belonging to them. Over $1000 of recovered property was returned to the farmers. The stolen property was various agricultural property such as pipe, discs, and miscellaneous metal.

The investigation led to the arrest of Lawrence Edward Henry, 62 years old and Robert Cail Jr., 58 years old, both out of Sacramento. Both suspects were booked into the Sutter County jail on charges of possession of stolen property, conspiracy, and grand theft.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department is pleased with the citizens taking the time to report suspicious activity to law enforcement and encourages them to continue reporting any suspicious activity.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Captain Dave Samson
(530) 822-7307

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