Crime Reports: PG&E substation equipment stolen
Thousands of dollars worth of equipment was reported stolen from the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. substation on the corner of Highway 99W and Altube Road in Red Bluff on Friday, according to the Tehama County Sheriff's Department.
A PG&E employee reported the commercial burglary at 4:30 p.m., stating someone had cut the chainlink fence on the northwest corner and entered into the sproperty sometime between 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 6:45 a.m. Friday, said deputies.
A toolbox in the bed of a company pickup was forced open and equipment stolen.
Also reported missing from the property was six copper switch arms and six copper stationary switches.
It was reported on Saturday that someone had cut the locks to a storage container and stole approximately $30,000 worth of tools and equipment.
Deputies reported all of the stolen equipment was in an orchard to the east of the substation except one copper switch arm.
Gumball machine stolen
Corning police received a report that a $750 gumball machine inside Rockin Randy's Laundry on Edith Avenue in the Safeway shopping center was stolen around 5:45 a.m. on Monday.