in the night earlier this month at least two men cut the chain behind the
Richard B. Stone complex in Bullock County on Highway 82 and did their dirty
had two trailers and a truck stolen,' said Commissioner Johnny Adams.
it all up and you're talking about $100,000, and it's really impacting
residents in ways they may not realize.
says it's not a question of road work not getting done but potholes, for
example, are not getting patched up in a timely manner.
equipment is taken away it disrupts your work flow," said Adams.
pick-up truck, a 16-foot trailer along with a 30-footer were used to carry
equipment to job sites. Commissioner Adams says the keys were left in the
ignition of the pick-up which was not unusual. The county never thought thieves
would be brave enough to do this in the full view of security cameras, barbed
wire with the gates bolted.
tractor was stolen nearby on the same night but it belonged to a private
the problem for Bullock County?
do not have insurance on the stolen equipment because the age of them made it
expensive," said Adams.
told local investigators don't have any leads but the commissioner hopes the public
can help them locate what appears to be a white late 90's model Chevy
Tahoe or Yukon. That is the vehicle the suspect or suspects drove off in
pulling a trailer behind them.
also had a dark color on the base of the vehicle with a possible brush guard on
the front," said Adams.
weeks after the crime, Adams assures Bullock County residents services such as
road maintenance are getting done but at a slower pace.
The Bullock County Commission is considering offering a reward in the case but has not decided yet how much that reward should be.
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