Vidor Detectives Recover Stolen Property
Published 4:44 pm Tuesday, September 20, 2016
PRESS RELEASE — On Monday, September 12, 2016 Detectives of the Vidor Police Department were conducting an investigation into stolen property. In the investigation, Detectives were able to recover several stolen items. Detectives were reviewing security video from a store located in Vidor by where the theft occurred. In the Video Detectives could see a suspect vehicle in the video. In the video Detectives could see a white T Rex excavator loaded on a trailer. The truck and trailer were parked by a store. During the investigation a suspect from a previous theft case was associated with this Theft. Detectives, acting on information received, later drove to a residence located in Vidor. Detectives located and recovered the stolen property. The stolen property was located in the back of the house. Detectives could see a short mini float with a white T Rex excavator on it. A Dodge truck was parked in a heavy wooded area in an attempt to hide it. Detectives could see someone was trying to take the Excavator apart. Detectives could see where the identification plate had been removed. Detectives located the pin number stamped into the frame and Dispatch confirmed it was stolen. Detectives also found the serial number to the trailer and it was confirmed stolen out of Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office. Detectives checked the registration sticker on the windshield of the truck and it also returned stolen out of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
The property was recovered and in the process of being returned to the owners. The property is as follows:
- A red 2005 Dodge 2500 stolen out of Montgomery County, Texas
- A black 2007 Goose neck flatbed trailer stolen out of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
- A Grey and white 2015 Terex TC35 Excavator stolen out of the City of Vidor