Gasoline stolen from Greenway Co--Op in Byron - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Gasoline stolen from Greenway Co--Op in Byron

Updated:

BYRON, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is investigating some dangerous fuel thefts in Byron.

Deputies say Greenway Co-Op has been hit twice in the last week.

Suspects are drilling fuel out of company gas tanks and stealing it.

Investigators say besides being theft, sparks are easily caused by drilling and could lead to disastrous results when mixed with gasoline.

Last year there was an explosion after a rash of similar thefts happened in Rochester.

Authorities say it costs a about $200 to replace each tank.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.