Vero Beach Police, Sheriff seek public’s help in solving stolen truck cases

VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Police Department and Indian River County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information regarding similar incidents of stolen pickup trucks over the course of the last few days.

The Vero Beach Police Department is investigating two separate cases of stolen pickups taken from two area businesses on 21st Street and 32nd Avenue between Sept. 25 and 30.

The first incident was reported on Sept. 28 at 1146 21st St., after someone stole a white 1999 Ford F-350 from a vacant parking lot. According to the police department, there was evidence that the vehicle might have been towed away.

A couple days later, on Sept. 30, the department responded to another report of a stolen pickup truck at 2006 32nd Ave.

According to what the owner told authorities, the vehicle – a white 2007 Ford F-250 – was stolen between Sept. 28 and 29 from a vacant lot. The owner had the keys for the vehicle and it is currently unknown how the vehicle was taken.

On Oct. 1, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen pickup truck from a business at 5695 US 1.

The owner of the truck reported that sometime between Sept. 20 and Oct. 1 someone took his white, 2005 Ford F-250, from the property. As in the other cases, the owner was in possession of the keys.

Anyone having information possibly related to the incidents is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of the Treasure Coast by calling 1-800-273-TIPS.

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