Some diesel fuel thefts in the area has Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp warning area farmers to keep a watchful eye on their equipment.
The most recent incident took place sometime between 4:30 Wednesday and the early morning hours on Thursday in the 300 block of N. 200 E. Rd. southwest of Morrisonville. About 700 gallons of diesel fuel was stolen in the latest theft.
Kettelkamp says the incident is the second recent event, with the first occurring just across the county line.
Kettelkamp is warning farmers to put heavy duty locks on their equipment to prevent more thefts.
Kettelkamp also encourages farmers to park their equipment in well-lit areas if possible. The Christian County and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Offices continue to investigate the thefts.