Ellis County Recovers Stolen Building Tools
ELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Division recovered stolen property final week because of a citizen’s tip.
The recovered stolen property was within the quantity of apparatus valued at $309,720.00.
It was on Thursday, January 14 the Ellis County Felony Investigations Division adopted up on a tip from the Ellis County citizen.
When the investigators adopted up they have been instructed of a suspicious car pulling an unmarked trailer with no license plate. This trailer was believed to be concerned in an early morning housebreaking of a house underneath development on January 14.
The tip led Ellis County investigators to Avalon, Texas.
The driving force of the unmarked trailer met with Ellis County Sheriff’s Division Investigators and Ellis County Patrol Deputies and seen the trailer’s car identification quantity – the VIN sticker – had deliberately been tampered with and altered.
When investigators noticed the lacking VIN sticker quantity they requested the Texas Department of Public Safety, Felony Investigation Brokers to become involved. The Felony Investigators from DPS have been requested to assist them decide correct possession of the unmarked trailer.
It was presently throughout the investigation, investigators additionally discovered various further items of development tools. The serial numbers from these autos have been entered into the system and it was discovered a number of items of the tools had additionally been reported stolen too.
Joe Fitzgerald, Ellis County Sheriff’s Felony Investigations Division, Public Data Officer mentioned nobody had been arrested or charged in regard to the stolen property and the case continues to be underneath investigation.
He additionally added the division want to commend the Ellis County citizen for alerting the Sheriff’s Workplace in regards to the suspicious exercise they witnessed and he thanked the Texas Division of Public Security, Felony Investigation Brokers for his or her help.