TRACER ALERT: Stolen Freightliners in Illinois and Texas

By Kimberely Lennard, Land Line staff writer | Thursday, August 09, 2012

A 2007 gold Freightliner Columbia was reported stolen Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 4950 W. Pershing Road in Stickney, IL. The TRACER website reports the VIN as 1FUJA6AV27LW92200 and the Illinois license plate number as P7081317. The truck has “Galaxy Transport, Stickney, IL” on the sides.

Also on Wednesday, a 2004 white Freightliner Columbia was stolen from 2527 S. Highway 360 in Grand Prairie, TX. It has “Engleman Transportation” on the doors and a spare tire on the back of the truck. TRACER lists the VIN as 1FUJA6CK24LN37726 and Texas license plate number as RK5K07.

There is a $500 reward for information leading to the recovery of each of these vehicles. Call the TRACER hotline at 866-950-2291 or visit www.tracersystem.us to report information.

TRACER, the Transportation Alert Communication and Emergency Response program, was launched in 2009 by OOIDA. The program is a two-way communication system that sends alerts to members and coordinates information received from trucking members.

Members can sign up to receive text messages and e-mail alerts for truck thefts and missing persons.

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