Thieves Steal 1,500 Gallons of Diesel Fuel

Police Checking Surveillance Videos

By Brandon Benavides
|  Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010  |  Updated 9:30 AM EDT
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Thieves Steal 1,500 Gallons of Diesel Fuel

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LUXEMBOURG - MAY 29: Diesel and petrol pump nozzles at a fuel station forecourt on May 29, 2008 in Luxembourg city. Customers are driving up to 100 km from neighbouring countries Belgium, France and Germany to fill up their vehicles with fuel, which is much cheaper in Luxembourg due to lower taxes. (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)

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More than 1,500 gallons of diesel have been stolen from underground tanks in Anne Arundel County. That’s about a $2,000 loss, split between two different stores.

The more recent theft happened early Wednesday, when 830 gallons of diesel disappeared from a High’s Dairy Store in Glen Burnie, Md. Tests ruled out any leaks.
 
And on Aug. 26, 740 gallons of diesel were stolen from a High’s east of Annapolis.
 
Police are checking surveillance videos from surrounding businesses.

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