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Diesel Theft Ring Hits Kimball

More Than $7,000 In Fuel Stolen From Frenchman Valley Coop Pumps

Kimball has been added to the list of areas that have suffered thefts of thousands of gallons of fuel at fuel stations. Other communities hit by the theft rings include Chappell, Benkelman, Haigler, Sidney and Dalton.

Video shows that on Jan. 26, a white straight box truck with two subjects pulled up to a fuel station at Frenchman Valley Coop in Kimball and absconded with over 1,000 gallons of fuel.

With the theft occurring in the city of Kimball, the Kimball Police Department is investigating. Chief Jose Ruiz said the vehicle has a "very distinguished look" with a hole in the side. With the h...