Diesel Thieves Strike in Central and Eastern Oregon | 101 KXL

Diesel Thieves Strike in Central and Eastern Oregon

Written by Steve Herman on January 18, 2014

Oregon State Police suspect someone may be stealing diesel fuel. Investigators believe the thefts occurred in several central and eastern Oregon counties between May of 2012 and this month.

So far targets have typically been from heavy equipment, and fixed fuel storage containers on farms ranging from 50 to over 1000 gallons. OSP says the thefts likely occurred in remote and rural areas including Crook, Jefferson, Wheeler, Grant, Morrow, Gilliam, Umatilla, Union, Harney, Malheur, Wallowa, Deschutes, Wasco, Sherman, and Hood River counties.

Any victims or persons with information regarding the investigation is asked to call Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 800-452-7888 or email Senior Trooper Mike Mayer at MMayer@osp.state.or.us.

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1 reply to “Diesel Thieves Strike in Central and Eastern Oregon

  1. BAB

    So why and what does not make any sense if they don’t know where or who it happened to why do they think any was stolen. Much like most articals on this page not written very well.


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