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August 21, 2012
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Truckee police investigate propane service vehicle thefts

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Police Department is seeking the public’s help in gathering information about a recent theft of propane equipment in the region.

According to an online report from the police department, during the evening or early morning hours of Aug. 16, unknown subjects entered a storage yard of a local propane supplier.

The subjects entered several service trucks and removed tools and other specialized equipment. The subjects fled the area, “taking several items that are unique to the propane industry,” according to the online report.

Residents can view the full report, which includes low-res images of what the stolen items look like, through the department’s Nixle online reporting system at its website at

Anyone with information should contact Officer Covington at 530-550-2320 concerning case No. 12-001140.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Aug 21, 2012 04:39PM Published Aug 21, 2012 04:38PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.