500 Pounds Of Lychee Fruit Stolen From Florida Grove

BOKEELIA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after they say someone stole 500 pounds of lychee fruit from a southwest Florida grove.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says the victim last checked on her fruit grove on Friday.

The News-Press reports she thinks the suspect broke into the locked grove through a hole in the fence.

She estimated about 8,000 pieces fruit were taken, which she says costs about $3,000.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

Man Who Killed Wife, Put Photo on Facebook to be SentencedA South Florida man who fatally shot his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook could be sentenced to life in prison.
A Gearhead Embraces An Electric Car. Really.Car zealots are a unique bunch. The Ford people make fun of the Chevy people, the Chevy people love to tell the Ford people that their cars are Found On Road Dead and everyone makes fun of the Honda kids because of how they wear those sideways hats and because of VTEC, yo.

Listen Live