(AP) — A man who stole dozens of beehives across the West has been arrested in Washington state. That's according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
The bees could be worth more than $200,000.
Officials say there could be more than 30 victims spread across California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Fifty-six year old Perry David Bayes was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property in the first degree, which is a class B felony, according to officials.