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The Sonora Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance regarding thefts of street signs in the area of Hope Ln. in the City of Sonora. The total value of the stolen signs has made it grand theft, a felony in the State of California. Any tips or investigative leads would be greatly appreciated. The department would also like to remind drivers to use due caution as road conditions vary with intentional thefts such as these.

It is a violation of California Vehicle Code Section 21464(a) to remove a street sign. If the theft of these signs results in an injury accident it is punishable by not more than six month in jail and a fine of not less than $5,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00, California Vehicle Code Section 21464(d).