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National Insurance Crime Bureau

Arrest Made in Vehicle Theft

The Cuero Record, by Sonya Timpone, June 2, 2020

A four-month long investigation between several law enforcement agencies led investigators to Yoakum where they arrested a man after a stolen vehicle was found on his property.

On Feb. 15, a 2012 Dodge 3500 Crew Cab and an attached 10-foot trailer were reported stolen by the owner out of Tomball to the Houston Police Department. The estimated value of the truck is $35,000 and the trailer value was estimated at $10,000.

On Feb. 14, the truck was observed heading south, leaving Fort Bend County.

Through leads during the investigation, law enforcement located the stolen truck on property located in the 2300 block of Hickey Road in Yoakum.  Read more.