ALFRED, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of holiday wreaths have been stolen from a Maine farm.
Gile’s Family Farm owner Frank Boucher said Monday that someone stole a trailer containing more than 200 wreaths from behind the Alfred business sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: I-Team: Revere Residents Upset Over New Parking Meters, Lack Of Outreach
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Boucher estimates the total value of the stolen items at about $5,000.
Boucher says he thinks the thieves may have been after the decorations because there were more expensive trailers nearby.MORE NEWS: 'Year Of Transition': Suit Shops Say Work Wardrobe Will Now Reflect Hybrid Model
State police are investigating.