TRACER ALERT: Freightliner, Great Dane trailer stolen in Downey, California

| 6/16/2014

A white 2001 Freightliner SLD truck pulling a white 2000 Great Dane 53-foot van trailer was reported stolen on June 16. The rig was stolen at 12140 Bellflower Blvd. in Downey, Calif. The truck has “Carlos Trucking” in black lettering on the doors.

TRACER lists a California license plate of VP90944 and a VIN number of 1FUYDSZB21LH50096 for the truck. The trailer has a California plate of 4KU3045 and a VIN number of 1GRAA0627XB178423.

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