August 20, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Stainless Steel Theft Investigation

The Springfield Police Department is investigating the theft of stainless steel from the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant, 3301 S. State Hwy FF.

The materials were used parts that were no longer in use. They were stored in an outdoor area. It will not be necessary to replace the parts. The total weight of the materials in question is approximately 11,700 pounds. The approximate value is $25,000.

The stolen materials include: 11 stainless steel hubs, 34 stainless steel blades, 2 stainless steel shafts and 480 stainless steel bolts.

There is currently no suspect information at this time, and the investigation is ongoing. The Police Incident Report Number is 10-36340.

For more information, contact: Lt. David Millsap, (417) 864-1751.

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •