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Full Recovery & Arrests Made

Summary: Over the past several weeks Bob Hastings, along with Private Sector Investigators, SETSC and CargoNet have been working with the GBI Major Theft Unit on a number of Metro Atlanta Cargo Thefts and were able to develop leads on two recent cargo thefts involving Pet and Snack Food Products. Through the investigation, buyers of the stolen cargo were identified along with the suspects involved in the thefts and the Brokers of the stolen goods. On Wednesday, 2/19/13 an operation led by the GBI Major Theft Unit was put into action, which led to a full recovery of some Snack Foods Product recently stolen in the Metro Atlanta Area and two arrests were made. Aside from the full recovery of pet food and snack foods, a Ryder tractor stolen in fall 2013, which was being used by the suspects was also recovered. A commendation is in order for all of the Law Enforcement Agencies that assisted in this successful operation, to include the following: GBI-MTU, Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance (MCCD), Cedartown Police Department, Polk County Police Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Department and the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department.