TRACER ALERT: Truck, trailer thefts reported in Texas and Georgia

| 11/14/2012

OOIDA’s TRACER website reports the theft of two tractor-trailers in separate incidents on Monday, Nov. 12.

A black 2005 Freightliner Columbia and tanker trailer were stolen in Arlington, TX. The truck has “Twister Trans. Inc.” with an image of a tornado on the doors and No. 505 on the hood. The Texas license plate number is reported as RN9W91, and the VIN number is 1FUJA6CK25LV45150. The trailer is an aluminum 1964 Butler tanker with Texas license plate number 4935JB and VIN number 3507BPAM.

In Forest Park, GA, a tractor and trailer were stolen from a service station at 5428 Old Dixie Highway. The truck is a white 2006 Freightliner Columbia with “HD William Transportation” and 1042 on the doors. Its Georgia license plate number is 1C50DW, and the VIN number is 1FUJA6CV46LU64579. The white 1995 Utility reefer has No. 2983 on it and MCI has been peeled off. The Georgia license plate number is reported as LE6457, and the VIN number is 1UYVS2535SU580633.

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the recovery of these vehicles. Call 202-246-2698.

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 email alerts for truck thefts and missing persons.

Truckers may call the TRACER hotline at 866-950-2291 or visit to get the latest advisory or if they have information to report about stolen cargo or missing persons, etc.

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