Thursday, November 19, 2009
Oil Thievery Investigated
Some people steal gasoline without paying for it, but Cookeville police are investigating a case this week in which three men are suspected of stealing oil from the Pilot Station on S. Jefferson Avenue. A clerk says the men came into the store Tuesday afternoon and took two gallons of what was described as "Lucas Oil" out of the business without paying for out. They then got into a small, gray vehicle and headed west on Bunker Hill Road. The oil was valued at about $55. According to the report, the man who carried out the oil comes into the Pilot store several times a week. Police advised the business to call them if he came back in.