3 accused of stealing $2,000 worth of chainsaws from Visalia business

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Three men are in custody, accused of grand theft, Visalia police said.

Officers were called out just after 4 pm Wednesday to a business called Jensen and Pilegard on Main Street, where three men were reportedly stealing chainsaws.

A short time later, police pulled over a vehicle spotted at the crime scene.

Investigators said one suspect ran off after the car was stopped. Two others inside were arrested.

Officers later found the third suspect at a home on Whitendale and took him into custody.

Police say about $2,000 worth of chainsaws were recovered and returned to the business.

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