TRACER ALERT: Two trucks stolen in separate incidents

By Land Line staff | 5/21/2013

OOIDA’s TRACER website reports the theft of two tractors in separate incidents in Alabama and Texas.

A 2003 Peterbilt truck was reported stolen on Monday, May 20, around 2 a.m. from Carter Farm in Elmore, AL. The truck is a silver 379 model, with “Carter Landscaping Inc.” on the doors. TRACER lists an Alabama license plate of 1073395 and a VIN number of 1XP5DB9X43D586008 for the truck.
A 2007 Peterbilt truck was reported stolen on Sunday, May 19 from South Freeway Truck Stop in Houston, TX. The truck is a 379 model, champagne with red fenders. It has “PMI” on both sides of the truck and neon yellow lights around the truck. TRACER lists a Mississippi license plate of A236212 and a VIN number of 1XPDB9X87N674284 for the truck.

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the recovery of these items. 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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