Trailers Recovered In Seymour Theft Investigation

(SEYMOUR) – On November 30, 2010, Main Trailer Sales, located at 905 South Commerce Drive in Seymour, reported that a 2009 Elite Horse Trailer valued at $81,000 was stolen.

On August 2, 2011, Mail Trailer Sales reported a 2009 Elite 2 horse trailer valued at $12,500 was stolen from the business.

On January 29, 2014, Main Trailer Sales reported a 2013 Titan dump trailer valued at $6,500 was stolen from the business.

On January 22, 2020, the Seymour Police Department received information from the owner of Main Trailer Sales that an anonymous source reported that the 2013 Titan dump trailer was at a residence in Borden, Indiana.

On January 23, 2020, investigators with the Seymour Police Department and the Indiana State Police Sellersburg Post responded to 17430 State Road 60 in Borden to see if the missing 2013 Titan dump trailer was there.

When investigators arrived they found the Titan dump trailer in plain sight and confirmed it was the stolen trailer. The trailer was ultimately returned to Main Trailer Sales.

On January 27, 2020, investigators with the Seymour Police Department received information from the owner of Main Trailer Sales that an anonymous source reported that the missing 2009 Elite 2 horse trailer taken in August 2011 was at the Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Investigators contacted the Bossier City, Louisiana Police Department. Officers checked the Louisiana Downs but did not find the trailer.

On January 29, 2020, investigators with the Seymour Police Department received information from the owner of Main Trailer Sales who had received another call about the missing 2009 Elite 2 horse trailer being at the Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Officers from the Bossier City, Louisiana Police Department responded and located the missing horse trailer. They noted that the vehicle identification number had been altered. Officers also learned the suspect that had the trailer had been previously barred from the location.

On June 13, 2020, Investigators with the Seymour Police Department received a call from the owner of Main Trailer Sales that an anonymous source reported that the missing 2009 Elite horse trailer reported stolen in November of 2010 was at a residence in Dora, Alabama.

Investigators from the Seymour Police Department contacted the Jefferson County Alabama Sheriff’s Office who recovered the 1009 Elite horse trailer on June 14, 2020. The person who had the trailer told police they had traded a $40,000 horse trailer for the Elite trailer about eight or nine years ago.

Police do have a suspect and the thefts remain under investigation.

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