57,000 lbs. of chicken go missing

June 23, 2008 8:49:53 AM PDT
Police and Delaware Food Bank officials say the theft was discovered Monday morning, and the donated food was taken sometime during the weekend.

The trailers were holding 57,000 pounds of chicken. A portion was bound for the City Harvest Food Bank in New York. The other was headed for the Food Bank of Delaware's hunger-relief efforts.

The stolen vehicles include:

  • 2000 blue Freightliner tractor with Delaware license plate number CL105987 and VIN number 1FUY3WEB8YLB84097
  • 1991 refrigerated utility trailer with Delaware license plate number T30679 and VIN number 1UYVS2485MM501509
  • 1997 Trailmobile refrigerated trailer with Delaware license plate number T13114 and VIN number 1PT011NHXV9001399

The stolen vehicles have a total value of about $80,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Delaware State Police Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-TIP-3333. You can contact the Food Bank of Delaware online or call (302) 292-1305.


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