Burglars steal $350,000 in parts from Coweta business


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Updated: 11/27/2012 9:10 am Published: 11/26/2012 8:54 pm


Wagoner County Sheriff's Office is investigating holiday burglary at a Coweta business.

Several industrial air compressor parts used in concrete manufacturing were taken over Thanksgiving weekend.

Maj. Gary Handley, says the parts weigh more than 2,000 pounds, and must have been removed using a forklift and flatbed trailer.

Deputies believe the thieves could scrap the metal.

The total value of the loss to the business is around $350,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office at 918-485-3124. You can remain anonymous and call the Tip Line at 918-485-7799.

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Mayor Maynot - 11/27/2012 11:03 AM
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$350,000.00 might be what they sell for but what is the value of the metal and the labor to produce that piece???
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