MODESTO — An east Modesto nursery was burglarized overnight, and several thousand dollars worth of equipment was stolen, police said.
Someone broke into the Westurf Nursery on Claus Road sometime between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Aluminum siding was cut open to get inside the business, said Modesto police Lt. Alex Bettis.
He said more than 10 power tools were stolen, including several Stihl brand chains saws. Some of the chain saws had been dropped off to be repaired at the business.
Police ask anyone with information about this burglary to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can email through the Crime Stoppers website, www.stancrimetips.org, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) by typing Tip704 plus a message. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.