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Stolen semi-truck carrying $154K worth of metal found in New Orleans

11 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago Tuesday, February 08 2022 Feb 8, 2022 February 08, 2022 4:33 PM February 08, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - A stolen semi-truck containing $154,000 worth of metal wire was found in an overgrown area on the side of the road in New Orleans.

Troopers found 53-year-old Terry Woodside on Old Gentilly Road changing the VIN of the semi-truck. The wire was found nearby.

State Police said the semi, valued at $125,000, was stolen from St. Helena Parish. Afterward, a flatbed trailer, valued at $50,000, was stolen from Tangipahoa Parish.

Detectives said nine rolls of 7,000-pound aluminum wire were on the trailer when it was taken. The wire is valued at $154,000.

Woodside was booked for possession of stolen things and removal or alteration of vehicle identifying numbers.

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