Suspects Sought in $525,000 Theft from Area Business


525000theftKILGORE — Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office request assistance in a theft and criminal mischief case that resulted in a huge loss to a local business. Sometime between Wednesday, February 5th, and Wednesday, February 12th, officials say an unknown person or people entered buildings belonging to Sunoco Logistics at 143 Landfill Road in Kilgore. Whoever was responsible stole materials and caused damages in excess of $525,000.

Evidence at the scene indicates that at least one suspect was possibly burned when a high voltage wire was cut using bolt cutters. A photo is attached showing the flash caused by cutting the wire. Contact Investigator Eddie Hope at (903) 237-2530 or Crime Stoppers at (903) 236-STOP with any information about the case.

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