Sheriff Hawthorne reported that on July 16 a truck was stolen from the Chambers County maintenance yard in Winnie. Stolen vehicle was a 2001 International Duro/Duropatcher that is used to repair roads is valued at $80,000.
Due to an anonymous tip the Criminal Investigations Division recovered the vehicle in Liberty County. CID will process personal items found in the vehicle, in an attempt to identify and locate possible suspects involved in the theft.
Damages to the stolen vehicle were minimal and the recovery saved the county $80,000 in replacement cost.