Two Suspects Arrested in Nearly $1 MILLION Big Rig and Cargo Heist

Vernon, CA — California authorities have arrested two suspects in connection to a nearly $1 million big rig and cargo heist.

According the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the Special Services Command’s Cargo Theft Interdiction Program (CTIP) Task Force recently assisted Vernon Police Department investigators after a report of a stolen cargo container.


After investigating the alleged theft, authorities were able to quickly recover three stolen tractors, four stolen chassis loaded with four stolen cargo containers.

CHP indicated the total recovery was valued at approximately $900,999 and included fireworks, tires and other items.

Two people were also arrested and could face charges in the ongoing investigation.

“This is an excellent example of a great collaborative effort between agencies to better serve the people of California,” CHP said.


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