Robber steals $40K worth of equipment from Harrison Co. well-site

Harrison County Sheriff's Department:

HARRISON COUNTY (KYTX) - Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the theft of a 16' heavy duty trailer, a control panel, and copper wiring from a well-site in Northeast Harrison County.

The complainant, Howell Oil Company, parked the equipment on the well-site in the proximity of Owens Corner Rd. When the work superintendent returned to the location 2 days later, he found the trailer to be missing.

It appears that the suspects may have made entry to the well-site through an unlocked gate. The tan trailer contained approximately 2000 feet of heavy copper wire and a "soft-start" control panel.

The amount of the loss for all of the items is estimated to be $40,000. The control panel is tan and gray in color, the trailer is a heavy duty, double axle, 16' trailer and is also tan. The copper wire is 4/0 gauge and in 200' and 83' sections.

 Any information regarding this theft may be directed to the Harrison County Crime-stoppers at 903-935-9969 or the investigation section of the Harrison County Sheriff's Office at 903-923-4000.  


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