SSPD Seeks Help Identifying Suspect In Hillcrest Drive Pickup And Trailer Theft

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The Sulphur Springs Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects involved in a Hillcrest Drive pickup and trailer theft Friday morning.

The pickup reported stolen from the Grocery Supply Co. parking lot at 5:40 a.m. Jan. 6, 2023 was described as a a 2004 white Chevy Duramax with a “Mind if I smoke” sticker on the back, and a dent on the passenger door. Attached to the truck was a black 22 foot Temple Trailer. Several pieces of lawn equipment were on the trailer when it was taken, including:

  • a 72-inch Scag Turf Tiger with black wheels,
  • a 30-inch Scag push mower,
  • 36-inch Scag V-Ride II Stand Behind mower,
  • a Stihl FS111RX weed trimmer, and
  • a Stihl 450C back-pack blower.

Police disseminated the following photos taken from surveillance video in the area which show a suspect vehicle, which appears to be a white Chevrolet or GMC pickup, observed near the pickup and trailer just before the theft. It and the stolen truck and trailer were last seen headed westbound on Highway 67 West (FM 313/Main Street) towards Dallas, SSPD investigators reported.

Anyone who has any information on the theft is asked to contact Sulphur Springs Police Department at 903-885-7602, or to remain anonymous, tips may be relayed to Crime Stoppers at 903-885-2020.

Author: Faith Huffman

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