tractor-trailers were stolen recently along the North Carolina-South
Carolina border in a string of related thefts, The Tyron Daily
Bulletin reported recently.
most recent theft involved a rig found empty at the intersection
of State Highway 9 and U.S. 74 near Mill Spring, NC, the newspaper
said. The truck’s load of auto parts was missing, and officers who
found the vehicle indicated it had been “hot wired.”
locations where, over a span of several weeks, all five tractor-trailers
found were not far apart; the first three were discovered in Rutherford
County, the last two in Polk County.
officials told the newspaper they had no suspects, but they did
think the thefts were related. Losses in the case could exceed $1