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Deputies Investigating Fuel Thefts From West Virginia Paving

Reported: Mar. 13, 2014 10:39 AM EDT
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DUNBAR, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Kanawha County deputies said they are investigating fuel thefts from West Virginia Paving near Dunbar that cost the business about $8,000 in diesel fuel from a storage tank.

The male driver of a modified white pickup truck is believed to have been involved in the theft of 1,800 gallons of fuel from West Virginia Paving during January and early February, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Initially, the business had a storage tank inspected for leaks, but surveillance video identified the truck that it believes was involved in the thefts, the release said.

Anyone with information on the truck, its owner, the driver, or the thefts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office. Deputy S. M. Adams is investigating. The office’s 24-hour line is 304-357-0169. Those giving tips can remain anonymous.

-- Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Photo



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