Police arrest 3 in connection with ETX oil field theft
POSTED: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 9:20am
UPDATED: Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:25am
Gladewater, Texas (KETK) — Three people were taken into custody for an alleged oil field theft on Tuesday evening.
At around 6 p.m., officers were called to the area of Locker Plant Road on reports of a possible oil field burglary in progress, according to the Gladewater Police Department. Once authorities made it to the scene, they were given a description of a suspect vehicle seen leaving the vicinity.
Officers were able to find the vehicle and three alleged burglars inside. There was also a trailer hooked up to the vehicle with several pieces of stolen pipe.
Authorities arrested Tony Joe Sprayberry, 52 , of Mt. Enterprise, Beth Maxwell, 26, of Kilgore, and Daniel Sunday, 38, of Kilgore for theft greater than $1,500, less than $20,000.