Metro Crime Stoppers offering reward for stolen truck

Metro Crime Stoppers offering reward for stolen truck

PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Metro Crime Stoppers

Metro Crime Stoppers in coordination with the Purvis Police Department are searching for a stolen pick-up truck that could give some confidential tipster(s) $5,000 in cash money this Christmas holiday season!!! PineBelt Ford in Purvis has put up a reward of $2,500 for recovery of the vehicle, and additional $2,500 for an arrest(s) in connection with this auto theft.

The stolen pick-up truck is described as a black 2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4X4 truck. It has a black tooL box, black and brushed aluminum wheels, and two white stickers on the middle glass of the cab, the MS license plate number is 4AU-838. The stolen truck was last seen on 24 November 2014 on Landon Road in Gulfport, MS.

"This is the biggest reward that I know of being offered at this time in the state for this type of crime. A call to Metro Crime Stoppers could make somebody rich." says Diane James, Coordinator of Metro Crime Stoppers which serves the all law enforcement agencies in the Hattiesburg Metro areas of Forrest and Lamar Counties.

The law enforcement point of contact for this investigation is Officer Mitchell Hudgins of the Purvis Police Department. His contact number is 601-794-6512. Please contact Officer Hudgins for media interviews regarding this crime.

All tips and telephone calls to Metro Crime Stoppers are completely confidential and anonymous. Tipsters/Callers are given an I.D. number, instead of giving their names or identities. No calls are taped, recorded or traced. All rewards are given with approval of and subject to the discretion of the Metro Crime Stoppers Board of Directors.