5 Craziest Crimes of the Week Including a very pricey walnut heist By Newser Editors, Newser Staff Posted Nov 8, 2013 6:01 AM CST Updated Nov 8, 2013 10:32 AM CST 0 comments Comments Walnuts are a hot commodity in California. (Flickr) (Newser) – A massive walnut heist and a computer-generated child that lures would-be predators make the list this week: $400K Worth of California Walnuts Stolen: Stop laughing at the Canadians over that multimillion-dollar maple syrup heist. The US has its own weird food thievery going on: walnuts. A crew stole $400,000 worth of the nuts from trailers at an orchard outside Modesto, California, last week. And there's talk of a "nut mafia." Computer-Generated Child Nabs 1K Predators: Dutch children's rights activists have come up with a novel way to catch online predators: They created a realistic computer-generated 10-year-old girl. Researchers then posed as "Sweetie" and logged onto Internet chat rooms. During the 10-week sting, 1,000 adults solicited her for sex acts via webcam. Dad Calls 911 on Son, Who Gets Killed by Police: An Iowa father wanted to teach his 19-year-old son a lesson, so he called police when the youth took off with his truck. It ended in tragedy, though, when police shot and killed Tyler Comstock after a chase. Accused Peeping Tom: Upskirt Photos Are Free Speech: A Boston man is making the case that the Constitution allows him to secretly take photos up women's skirts in public. The lawyer for 31-year-old Michael Robertson argued that her client's actions in the Boston subway are protected by the First Amendment and that women "cannot expect privacy" from guys like him in public. Family Missing After Bizarre Call Found Dead: A family that went missing in Mississippi under strange circumstances has been found dead: The bodies of a husband and wife and their 7-year-old son were discovered in an abandoned house. The woman's family says she told them via a strange phone call that she had to leave town for a few days and was already on the road; the call ended abruptly. A man who led police to the bodies is in custody. Click for more crime stories.