Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

Water Troughs Stolen by Metal Thieves

Sent on 8/29/2012 2:28:23 PM

On July 2, 2012, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Tucson Mountain District responded to the report of a theft. A rancher had called in and reported two of his water troughs which are used to provide water for his cattle were stolen. The incident occurred at a location in the vicinity of Avra Valley Road and Waterman Mountain Road. Deputies were taken to the exact incident location inside of a corral. They learned from the rancher that both water tanks had the letters “EF” spray painted on them. In addition to the water troughs, thieves also stole approximately 30 metal fence posts causing the fence line of the corral to collapse. Pictures of the suspects were taken. If you recognize any of the individuals shown in the pictures, know their whereabouts or have any other information in this case, please call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME. The Sheriff’s Tucson Mountain District has also established a dedicated tip line you can call with information. The phone number is (520) 351-3868.


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