Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California Robert Siegel talks with Dave Phippen, one of the owners of almond growers Travaille and Phippen of Ripon, California, about the break-up of an almond theft ring in California this week. Trevaille and Phippen had 88,000 pounds of almonds stolen this summer. Only 5,000 pounds of their almonds were recovered, but Dave Phippen says they are still very happy about this development. He says most of their almonds had already been shipped out, and that the recovered almonds had been re-packaged in small, generic packages.
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Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California

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Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California

Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California

Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California

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The almond growers Travaille and Phippen of Ripon, Calif., had 88,000 pounds of almonds stolen this summer. But now police have broken up the almond theft ring that was responsible.

Only 5,000 pounds of the stolen almonds were recovered, but Dave Phippen, one of the owners of the company, says they are still very happy about the development. Most of the company's almonds had already been shipped out; the recovered almonds had been re-packaged in small, generic packages.

Robert Siegel talks with Phippen.