OASIS, Calif. — An investigation of agricultural thefts in the southern Coachella Valley has led to the arrests of two people.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department says deputies looking into thefts from farms in the Thermal, Oasis and Mecca areas stopped a suspect vehicle Wednesday and found 400 pounds of freshly picked mangos.

The department says the mangos were found to have been stolen earlier in the morning from a local farm.

Two occupants of the car were booked into the county jail in Indio for investigation of felony theft of agriculture.

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