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Mennonite Disaster Services trailer has Pennsylvania plates


January 12, 2009 (San Diego)--San Diego County Crime Stoppers is joining forces with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Ramona detectives to help identify and apprehend the suspect(s) responsible for a theft of a gray tow trailer and about $10,000 worth of tools belonging to a volunteer group that was helping those affected by the 2007 wildfires.

Sometime between December 12 and 13, 2009, unknown person(s) stole a trailer containing about $10,000 worth of construction tools from the Ramona Community School parking lot, located at 1710 Montecito Road in Ramona.

The trailer is described as a gray, single axle tow trailer belonging to Mennonite Disaster Services. It is registered in Pennsylvania with license plate number XCV9388.

The Mennonite Disaster Service is a volunteer network that focuses on cleaning up, repairing and rebuilding homes in disaster areas. They were currently working on rebuilding homes in Ramona that were burned down in the 2007 wildfires.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on the identity of the person(s) responsible for this crime to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

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