A pickup truck valued at $3,500 was stolen from the 4500 address range of Highway 101 North of Gray Court last evening. Deputy Brent Rushing was dispatched to the scene at 7:49 last night and met with the vehicle’s owner, who indicated it the Chevy S-10 was removed from his driveway between 6 and 7 last evening. It was unlocked, but the keys were not inside.
Lt. Marlon Higgenbotham responded to Topaz Drive, Gray Court at 9:54 last night on the theft of a 1996 Toyota Celica, valued at $2,500. While taking a report on this stolen vehicle, Lt. Higgenbotham received information on a vehicle in the roadway nearby. Deputy Rushing was sent to investigate and determined it was the pickup stolen from Highway 101 North earlier in the evening. It was speculated that the person who stole the pickup had left it in the roadway and taken the Toyota. The keys had reportedly been left in the console of the car.