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Liquor-laden semi stolen

Posted May 6, 2008

— A tractor-trailer loaded with $500,000 in liquor has been stolen from a Clayton parking lot, police said Tuesday.

The truck was left overnight last Thursday in a lot behind a Bojangles' near the intersection of U.S. Highway 70 Business and Shotwell Road, police said. When the driver returned Friday morning, the truck was gone.

The 2006 Volvo truck cab is hunter green with a white Cowan Systems logo and Maryland registration 541F29. The 53-foot trailer is white and chrome with a Cowan Systems logo on the back doors and Maine license plate 0975737.

The rig was valued at $100,000.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Jason Barnes of the Clayton Police Department at 919-553-1570.


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  • dougdeep May 6, 2008

    Bandit wasn't running blocker for him?

  • MadBiker May 6, 2008

    Sounds like one more unemployed truck driver. I'll drink to that!

  • housemanagercary May 6, 2008

    If there weren't on their way to a delivery at an ABC store distribution center, they were prob smuggling lol

  • Fishman May 6, 2008

    What kind or moron would leave a $500,000 cargo and $100,000 truck parked overnight in an unguarded parking lot. Sounds like an inside job to me.

  • patriotsrevenge May 6, 2008

    It'll be the one weaving down the road.

  • drsickles May 6, 2008

    I'd much rather snatch the Krispy Kreme truck ...

  • garnertoy May 6, 2008

    somebody going to party