Three separate cases of theft reported to the Craighead County Sheriff’s Office on Monday all involved theft of items belonging on the roadway.
The first reported theft was of a catalytic converter from a vehicle in the 1400-block of Craighead County Road 712. The theft was believed to have happened between July 15 and July 18, when it was reported.
A second reported theft happened at the 5100-block of Highway 1 South. A man parked his 2017 Chevy truck to sell and on Friday, sold the vehicle – but the license plate had been removed. The theft was thought to have happened between July 13 and July 15. The plate was a United Turkey Federation license tag.
A third reported theft, this time felony level, happened sometime Friday afternoon at the 250-block of Craighead County Road 396. A 2021 neon green 24″ Lock N’ Load flat bed trailer was stolen from a residence. Around 1 PM, a witness noticed a silver SUV with loud exhaust in front of the residence. The vehicle appeared to be having motor issues and he ignored it but at about 2 PM, it came back and hooked up to the trailer.
If you have any information about these or other crimes in Craighead County, you may reach the sheriff’s office at 870-933-4551.