Police Asking for Help to Catch Big Rig Tire Bandits After $50K Heist

Huber Heights, OH – Police in Ohio are asking for the public’s help in identifying multiple suspects believed to have stolen more than $50,000 worth of semi-truck tires shortly before Christmas.

According to Huber Heights Police (HHP), on December 22, 2019 multiple suspects burglarized the Kenworth of Dayton located at 7740 Centerpoint 70 Blvd.

Investigators determined the bandits made away with a total of 84 semi-truck tires and rims valued at approximately $54,000.


HHP investigators are now releasing new photos and information about the case.

According to HHP, video surveillance has identified at least two suspect vehicles, described as a white box truck and a light-colored heavy-duty pickup truck.

“The box truck is a cabover style truck with a lift gate on the bed,” HHP wrote in a social media post on Monday.

“Sunrise” is printed on one side (passenger’s side) of the truck with a partial phone number (435-2580).


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The logo on the driver’s side of the box truck may not match the passenger’s side, HHP says.

The pickup in question is possibly tan with marker lights on the roof and seat covers on the driver’s seat.


HHP says it has determined the suspects used “specialized tools” to pull off their heist.

Further, authorities say the assailants are believed to be traveling across the country hitting multiple locations.

HHP is asking anyone with information about the crime or the suspects to please contact investigators at (937) 233-1565.




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