Investigators believe the cheese was taken by Roderick Ransom, 34, who works at the plant. Ransom was arrested and charged with grand theft and embezzlement, police said.
Jairo Alvarez, 24, was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.
There could be other arrests.
Leprino is one of the world's largest cheese distributors with nearly $3 billion worth of mozzarella sales yearly, Forbes reported.