Napa Valley County authorities are holding three suspects that may be responsible for a string of solar panel thefts in custody.
Deputies arrested the three men after an alarm was triggered at the Honig Vineyard solar panel field in Rutherford, Calif.
After police staked out a vehicle left at the scene, they arrested the trio a few hours later, authorities said.
Detectives believe the suspects may be responsible for a string of solar panel thefts in the past year and a half. The sheriff's department said it has been working with the wineries The panels are an expensive target. Each is valued at more than $1,000.