Grinch steals 20 Christmas trees from NH stand

By the Associated Press | November 29, 2011 | 8:50 AM EST

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Police in one New Hampshire city are looking for the Grinch who stole about 20 Christmas trees from a stand on Thanksgiving Day.

David Gouette (Gow-ETTE') of Maggie D's Garden Center tells The Laconia Daily Sun ( someone made off with his biggest and best Balsam and Frazier firs on Thanksgiving. He says the trees are worth $50 each.

The thefts happened between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. that day.

Gouette says the trees would have to have been loaded into at least a full-sized or a one-ton pickup truck.

Police are investigating.