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More than 1,700 gallons of fuel stolen by gas thieves in Spring, Pct. 4 says

Constable Mark Herman says the thieves were able to get away with more than $8,000 worth of fuel from a Chevron gas station in Spring.

SPRING, Texas — Precinct 4 is asking the public for help identifying gas thieves who got away with more than $8,000 worth of diesel fuel. 

Investigators say the suspects took self-serve to another level by stealing 1,754 gallons of diesel.

People in several trucks stole the gas Monday night at 10:48 p.m. at the Chevron on 6114 Root Road in Spring, according to Constable Mark Herman's Office.

"None of them has the license plate on them. None of them come towards the camera that we can recognize it easily," employee Muhammad Faisal said. "Unbelievable."

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But a white 1990 extended cab Ford Super Duty did have five roof clearance lights with the middle not working.

One truck appeared to be acting as a lookout. Several carried large storage tanks.

"It might be they had the key, or it might be they forced it," Faisal said. "And when we open that one, we figured it out: This one is unlocked, and they took it out from here."

 and that other individuals took advantage of this company as well," Precinct 4 Captain Jonathan Zitzmann said. "Just driving by, it would have looked like somebody just filling up their gas tank."

Faisal says one deputy up in the middle of a fueling just after 5 a.m.

"He thumbs up, then she thumbs up, and then she left," Faisal told us. "One day, they will be caught easy."

Deputies were back Tuesday afternoon, collecting evidence to top off their investigation.

If you have any information regarding the incident, please call Precinct One at 281-376-3472.

 

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