TATUM, TX (KLTV) - Authorities believe they may have the suspect in this crime identified; they stated that they appreciate all the calls and information that has been coming in from around East Texas. When his name is released, we will update with that information.
The Rusk County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying the suspect, pictured here, in connection to a battery theft from a BP American Production Company oilfield lease. The lease is located at CR 2145 in Tatum.
The suspect entered BP property on August 11, 2012 at about 6:00 p.m. and took two 12 volt Optima gel deep cycle batteries. The batteries have "Stolen from BP" branded across the top. The batteries are valued at approximately $250 each.