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Police seek help to ID mower thief


Police seek help to ID mower thief
The Poth Police Department seeks information about a lawn mower theft June 28 from Ken’s Farm Parts on U.S. 181 in Poth. A male suspect used this Dodge pickup truck to remove a Kawasaki zero-turn mower from the premises at approximately 2:10 a.m. that day.


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Wilson County News
July 10, 2013
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The Poth Police Department invites assistance from the public to identify a suspect and recover stolen property.

The owner of Ken’s Farm Parts reported that a mower was missing from the premises; the business provided security video to assist in the investigation. According to the video footage, at approximately 2:10 a.m. Friday, June 28, a male suspect stole a Kawasaki zero-turn lawn mower from Ken’s Farm Parts on U.S. 181 in downtown Poth. The mower, a 15-horsepower model FR541V valued at $3,800, is red with a black seat, according to Lt. Troy Phillips of the Poth Police Department.

The male suspect was wearing shorts, tennis shoes, white socks, and a shirt with a stripe under each arm. He is possibly Caucasian, Phillips said. He used a light-colored Dodge quad-cab pickup truck to remove the lawn mower.

Anyone with information about this should contact the Poth Police Department at 830-484-0281 or Crime Stoppers of Wilson County at 830-393-INFO (4636) or http://www.wilsoncountycrimestoppers.com, where all tips remain anonymous.
 

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 16, 2013 10:23am
 
Maybe with all those vehicles the Poth police should be working traffic on 181 a little more. Seriously when is the last time you saw them doing that? A question; when a city owned vehicle has exempt plates that vehicle must ... More ›

 
CPT  
The Ship  
July 15, 2013 2:39pm
 
I see a Poth police car in Runge all the time. Pass it almost on a daily basis. He must be going to training everyday there?

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
July 15, 2013 1:03pm
 
Publius, does anyone actually have a photo of this? If so, why don't you send it to the newspaper or to city hall? How do you know he wasn't attending some sort of training or conference? These types of events often are held ... More ›

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
July 15, 2013 12:43pm
 
Any truth to the story that the Poth police chief used a city owned vehicle to take a vacation at the coast? Be careful how you answer this. Someone has a photo. Yikes! Shades of Floresville. Quick call the mayor. Oh, he is on ... More ›

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