Iconic Tillamook microbuses stolen in California

Iconic Tillamook microbuses stolen in California

Iconic Tillamook microbuses stolen in California

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

KING5.com

Posted on July 13, 2014 at 4:04 PM

MANTECA, Calif. – Three iconic Tillamook Cheese microbuses, along with a truck and trailer, were stolen from a California parking lot overnight.

The bright orange VW buses, truck and trailer were on a public relations trip for the Oregon cheese company when they were taken from a Hampton Inn parking lot between 12:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., according to Sgt. Rob Armosino of Manteca police.

The fully restored microbuses are worth around $100,000 each. When the vehicles were stolen, the three buses were inside the trailer attached to the Ford F350 truck, Armosino said.

Anyone with information about the vehicles was asked to call Manteca police at 209-456-8101 or Crime Stoppers at 209-823-4636.

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