Construction Equipment Stolen



The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Department along with Crime Stoppers is hoping that a FIVE THOUSAND-DOLLAR cash reward being offered for one week only will help solve a report of a theft located in the 7000 block of FM 1333, 2 miles southwest off FM 173.

On Thursday, August 8, 2013 sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a property in the 7000 block of FM 1333 for the theft of tools. Upon the deputies arrival they were informed by the building manager that he has been building a home at that property and tools used in the construction are stored in a travel trailer at the location. The manager stated they left the previous day, August 7, 2013 at about 4:00 p.m. and when he and his crew arrived the following day at 8:45 a.m. on August 8, 2013, they discovered that the gate to the property was tampered with and the travel trailer’s locks were removed. Property stolen included an air compressor, a hopper, 4 Dewalt drills, 2 Dewalt skill saws, 2 framing nailguns,3setsofscaffolding,2laddersanda3tonair conditioner unit. Estimated value of the property stolen is over $10,000.00.

Sheriff’s investigators have some leads in this case and are in need of your assistance to help solve it. If anyone has any more information on this case, knows who committed the crime or knows where the stolen property can be found, they are urged to call Crime Stoppers immediately and be eligible for the large cash reward. Remember Crime Stoppers guarantees that you may remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000.00 cash reward for one week only for information leading to the arrest and grand jury indictment of the person or persons responsible for this crime. Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information on any unsolved felony offense. When you call Crime Stoppers you will not be asked to reveal your name. You will be assigned a code number instead. To be eligible for this reward you must call Crime Stoppers at 769-2255.

Call (830) 769-CALL

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