The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of an estimated 400 to 500 gallons of gasoline from a tank at Raintree Country Club, 5925 Plantation Drive, north of Hillsboro. The stolen gas was valued at $1,200 to $1,800, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
The incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. Aug. 31, when a man allegedly drove a late-model Chevrolet pickup behind the maintenance garage, forced entry into the garage and pumped the gas out of a large tank used for fueling golf carts, the report said.
As of Sept. 16, the stolen gas had not been recovered and no arrests had been made, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell said. He asks anyone with information about the theft to call the Sheriff’s Office at 636-797-5515.