Theft From Locomotive (VIDEO)


Sheriff LogoDATE: Thursday, October 24, 2013
SUBJECT: Theft of Locomotive Horns
CONTACT: Detective Jason King
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Eric Williams

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft that happened in the early morning hours of October 14th. Evansville Western Railway reported the horns off of two of their locomotives while they were stationary in the 4200 block of Hogue Road. The horns have an approximate value of $750.

The theft was caught on video by surveillance cameras attached to the locomotives. A full-size Chevrolet pick-up truck pulled down the lane adjacent to the railroad tracks. The subjects exit the truck and climb on to the locomotive. A short time later they are observed climbing back down with the horns in hand. Both of the subjects appear to be white males in their late teens or early twenties.

The video is surveillance video is available at

Anyone that recognizes the subjects in the surveillance video or has information about the incident is urged to contact the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office at (812)421-6201.


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