TRACER ALERT: Black/gray Peterbilt with Mac flatbed stolen in Arkansas

| 3/7/2016

A black and primer gray 2002 Peterbilt 379 pulling a black Mac flatbed was reported stolen on Friday, March 4. The truck was stolen at an open parking lot off of Exit 53 on Interstate 55 in Blytheville, Ark. The truck has “Eastern Express” on the doors and was last tracked in West Memphis, Ark. 

TRACER lists an Indiana license plate of 1166561 and a VIN number of 1XP5DB9X02N582448 for the truck. The trailer has a VIN number of 5MAPA4827DA024295. Trailer plate information is unknown.

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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