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Persons of interest sought in theft of city vehicle, equipment


Police are searching for persons of interest in a burglary and truck theft at the city street department building earlier this month.

City street department employees discovered a break in when they arrived at work on the morning of Dec. 9. The stolen city vehicle was located later in the day on Dec. 9 in a pasture near power lines north of town.

On Dec. 11, another vehicle was reported stolen from a residence in Sidney.

This second vehicle was located and recovered in an unrelated incident in Greeley, Colo on Dec. 13.

Police have identified several persons of interest wanted for questioning in these two cases and are asking for assistance from the public in identifying any of these individuals in photos taken from gas station surveillance videos.

When police discovered the street department 2004 Chevrolet 4x4 with a flatbed, it was parked next to hay bales and had been disguised. Wind partially uncovered the vehicle.

In addition to the truck taken from the street department, other items missing include hand and power tools, laptop computers and a portable welder.


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