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February 5, 2014
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Thieves harvest bumper crop in Ranchos

Douglas County authorities are seeking help finding whoever helped themselves to parts attached to vehicles parked in the Gardnerville Ranchos Jan. 9-24.

According to the sheriff’s office, the first victim reported someone took the rear bumper from his 2011 Toyota pickup on Jan. 9 in the 1000 block of Riverview Drive.

Another bumper and a tailgate were reported removed from a 1999 Toyota pickup parked along Tyndal Way on Jan. 14.

A catalytic converter was reported removed from the exhaust system of a Ford F250 parked in the 1400 block of Patricia Drive on Jan. 20.

On Jan. 24, the owner of a Ford F150 reported the theft of the rear bumper. The pickup was parked in the 1200 block of Monarch Drive.

Anyone with information regarding any case is urged to call Sheriff’s Investigator John Preston at 775-782-9909 or Douglas County Secret Witness at 775-782-7463.

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 8, 2014 09:32AM Published Feb 5, 2014 05:36PM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.