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Couple Accused Of Stealing 500 Gallons Of Gasoline

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(credit: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

RIVERSIDE (AP) — Riverside police are looking for a couple who allegedly stole 500 gallons of gasoline by sucking it from an underground tank through a pump concealed in a horse trailer.

Police say a truck pulled the horse trailer into a gas station around 4:30 a.m. on July 22nd.

The trailer was stopped over the hole used to fill an underground tank. Police suspect it had a false floor and a pump system.

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