$100,000 of Stolen Equipment Found in Jim Wells County

ALICE–A Jim Wells County investigation is ongoing after they found about $100,000 worth of stolen  equipment on a farm property in Orange Grove Tuesday.

They made the discovery after a phone call came in about the suspicious equipment was notice in a rural area near Orange Grove.

The items include: a 2007 Ford Mustang that had been reported stolen from CCPD since 2007, a small bobcat, several water pumps used by oil field companies, three utility trailers, several other pipes and pipe fittings.

It’s believed the items were taken from a number of South Texas counties and this was a storage area for the stolen items.

The person or persons responsible for taking these stolen items weren’t found and authorities are trying to find out who is responsible.

–South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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