Theft can be a serious problem for farmers and ranchers around the state – but there is a statewide program that can help you get your stolen items back. Sabrina Hill reports.
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Ag theft is an increasing problem, with farmers and ranchers losing anything from copper wire to tractors. Just last week, a 2006 Arctic Cat vehicle was stolen in Sutter County. Other missing items this year include John Deer Gators, trailers, metal pipes, fertilizer and just about anything you can imagine. But there is a program that can help farmers get their stolen items back once it’s recovered. It’s the OAN program. It stands for Owner Applied Number. Investigator Floyd Hager with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department explains the OAN program is statewide and simple to use.
For more information, or to get your number, click here.