Deputies in Charlotte County looking for a stolen semi-tractor

Barry Miller

Deputies in Charlotte County looking for a stolen semi-tractor

By Barry Miller. CREATED Feb 5, 2013 - UPDATED: Feb 5, 2013

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.--- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating a stolen semi-tractor and trailer reported stolen Sunday from behind the Sunoco gas station on Jones Loop Road in Punta Gorda.

CCSO detectives are looking for a red 2007 Peterbuilt 379 semi-tractor with Missouri tag 19AN9P, and the 2005 white 53 foot Great Dane cargo trailer with Oklahoma tag 3096FV. The driver said the tractor has a lot of chrome on it, racing flags on the side faded into the paint, and the words “Leased to Connell Transportation” on the side door. The cargo in the trailer consisted of pallets of pasta boxes and playing cards.

If anyone may have seen something or has information about the location of the semi-tractor and trailer, please call the CCSO Detective Chris Kearney at 941-639-2101, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS.