Do Not Sell A $5,000 Dump Truck For $450 In Scrap Metal

Back in May, the owner of a 1977 International Harvester dump truck valued at about $5,000 parked it in his Syracuse, NY driveway. Neighbors told police that someone came with a flatbed truck, loaded up the dump truck, and took it away. Did they buy the truck? Repossess it? No. The couple are accused of stealing the truck, then selling it for about $450 in scrap metal.

This turned out not to be a smart way to pick up extra cash. Police took them into custody during their appointment the next day to sell more trucks.

Syracuse couple accused of stealing dump truck for scrap [Post-Standard] (Thanks, Ron!)