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Thousands In Propane Fittings Stolen From Sheldon Farmers Coop Oil Company Propane Warehouse

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is looking to the public again to help solve a burglary case — this time it happened near Sheldon.

The Sheriff’s office reports that on Wednesday, (10/24), the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a burglary that
occurred at a business storage building one‐half mile south of Sheldon.

Upon further investigation it was discovered that sometime during the overnight hours of Tuesday into Wednesday (10/23-10/24), the Sheldon Farmers Coop Oil Company propane service warehouse was burglarized. Entrance was gained by prying open a walk‐in door. Once inside, unknown person(s) opened an overhead garage door and parked their vehicle inside. Items taken include a variety of copper and brass fittings and pipes. Some of the valves are valued at $300 each. The total value of the stolen items is approximately $5,000.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

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