Council chiefs promise to review security after thieves siphon off 1,000 litres from the Commercial Road depot
A gang has stolen fuel from a council waste depot for the SECOND time in a month.
Thieves drained eight refuse collection vehicles at Commercial Road depot in Macclesfield overnight on Thursday (March 12).
It is estimated that 1,000 litres worth around £1,000 was siphoned off.
Police believe the raid would have required a group of people using large vehicles over a period of several hours.
County of Brant provincial police are investigating the theft of diesel fuel from vehicles at a Colborne Street West property.
Thieves attended the address sometime during the early morning on Wednesday and stole a quantity of fuel from parked trucks on the property.
Police urge vehicle owners to practice fuel theft prevention and to report any suspicious activity.
Fuel theft prevention tips:
-- Consider installing a locking gas cap.
-- Avoid parking in dark, isolated areas, especially for extended periods.
On January 15, 2015 a Taft Substation deputy took a theft report from a Taft area trucking business.
The business owner reported over $3,800 in fuel was stolen over several weeks at the end of 2014.
A Taft Substation Detective initiated an investigation into the theft.
During the course of the two month investigation the Detective was able to identify 39-year old Bakersfield resident Daniel Long as the suspect in the case.
Detectives said Long used a stolen fuel card from the business to fill up acquaintances’ vehicles with gas in exchange for cash.
Authorities arrested an Ocean County man on suspicion of an elaborate fuel theft scheme after executing a search warrant at his residence Monday, according to police in Egg Harbor Township.
Robert Bailey III, 47, of the West Creek section of Stafford Township, was charged with aggravated arson, theft, burglary and criminal mischief in connection with the alleged incidents around the state.
Authorities say Bailey used modified vehicles to siphon fuel from underground storage tanks at gas stations, pumping gasoline out and transporting it from the scene of the thefts.
A West Creek man is in Atlantic County Jail as the result of apparent fuel thefts locally, and throughout the state.
Robert Bailey, 47, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with Aggravated Arson, Theft, Burglary and Criminal Mischief.
Egg Harbor Township Police released this information about the arrest and the charges facing Bailey:
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A West Creek man was arrested by Egg Harbor Township police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Officer Intelligence Unit on theft and arson charges after multiple law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant Monday, March 9 at an Ocean County residence.
(MITCHELL) - More details have been released in a probable cause affidavit of four Lehigh Cement Co. workers who were arrested Thursday on allegations they stole gasoline from the company.
Police arrested 36-year-old Bryan Tolliver and 48-year-old Charles Livingston, both of Mitchell, on felony theft charges. The two, who are mechanics for Lehigh, told police they stole the fuel while working and had been stealing gas for years.