Thursday, September 15, 2011

Stolen Tanker Located

PHILADELPHIA -- A tanker truck carrying more than 3,300 gallons of gasoline that was stolen from the Eastern Shore has been found in Philadelphia.

The theft of the 2008 International truck occurred sometime Monday night or Tuesday morning in the 25000 block of Commerce Lane, according to investigators.

The 10-wheeler truck has the logo of Alger Oil Inc., which services the upper Eastern Shore, northern Delaware, Harford County and southern Pennsylvania.

Kent County sheriff's Sgt. Glenn M. Owens told 11 News on Wednesday that the truck was discovered abandoned in southwest Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, and still contained the fuel.

Owens said the tanker was not damaged and that the Philadelphia police crime lab was processing the vehicle.

If you have any information regarding this continuing investigation, call investigators at 410-778-2279.


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