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Dunn County Authorities Investigate Stolen Oil Incident

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Crime has dramatically increased in the Bakken and Dunn County, is no different. Recently, a new type of crime was reported that has law enforcement searching for clues.

Seven-hundred barrels of oil was recently stolen from a well sites. At more than $100 a barrel that makes this theft total over $70,000. The Dunn County Sheriff's Office is pursuing all leads, but no one was present at the time of the theft.

"In a couple of locations a seal was disturbed or broken, other than that, there's not much for physical evidence," says Sheriff Clay Coker.

Coker says he is not aware black market crude sales, but it is possible that whoever took it will sell it. If anyone has information about this case, you are asked to call the Dunn County Sheriff's department.

 


 

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