27-year-old arrested in Theft of Lawn Maintenance Equipment in Gregg County

GREGG COUNTY (KYTX)- Just after midnight today, residents who live near Weber Landscaping on North Fuller Road witnessed two suspicious persons on the landscaping business property and called the Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded and learned that two box trailers owned by the landscaping company had been broken into and lawn maintenance equipment valued at over $3200.00 was missing.

The witnesses provided a vehicle description and license number for the suspects.

The vehicle was later located by Longview Police on Green Street in Longview.

One of the occupants of the vehicle fled on foot and Penaloza was arrested at the scene.

The stolen lawn equipment was recovered inside Penaloza's vehicle.

The investigation continues regarding the second suspect.


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