Sacto 9-1-1
October 4, 2012
Pricey gas is target of fuel thieves in Roseville

Gasoline thieves are on the prowl in Roseville, according to police.

Roseville police say that on September 25 someone damaged a gas pump at a Roseville Square gas station during a try at stealing gas.

Then, during the night between September 26 and September 28, someone pumped large amounts of gas without paying from another gas station in the same vicinity. A Roseville police public safety log notes that the thief might have used a fraudulent gas card or other device to steal the fuel.

The gas was pumped into storage containers in the rear of a black, four-door Toyota pickup. In the first theft, a dark colored pickup and a Ford Expedition were spotted at the station.

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