Sheriff's office looking for suspects involved in three tire thefts

Published: Aug. 15, 2014 at 7:57 PM CDT
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Penske theft (Source: WAFB)
Penske theft (Source: WAFB)
Penske Theft (Source: WAFB)
Penske Theft (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are looking for suspects involved in three separate thefts at Penske Truck Rentals, 6890 Pecue Lane, in Baton Rouge.

The first incident occurred on May 13 and the early morning hours of May 14 when a suspect described as a black male driving a dark-colored SUV stole two tires valued at $400.

The second incident happened in the late hours of Aug. 1 and early morning hours of Aug. 2 when three suspects stole more than $5,000 worth of tires and rims.  One of those suspects was identitied as a black male and they were driving a newer model Ford truck pulling a utility trailer.

The third incident happened Aug. 7 and early morning hours of Aug. 8 when at least two suspects—one identified as a black male--stole five tires valued at more than $1,000.

Officials say they have not determined if the incidents are related.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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