Arkansas Thieves Steal Big Rig, 26 Truck Tires

April 25, 2013

Police in Jonesboro, Ark., say a tractor rig is missing from a business and that the thieves also stole 26 big rig tires.

Officers were summoned Monday morning to Arkansas Trailers on C.W. Post road about the theft, which occurred over the weekend.

The manager says the tires were worth $11,700 and the 2006 Freightliner tractor rig is worth $25,000.

Jonesboro television station KAIT reports the thieves needed an air compressor and impact wrench to remove the tires.

The truck was last tracked in Marion on Sunday, and the vehicle’s information has been entered in a national crime database.

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