Oilfield Theft Crimes Decreasing in Reagan County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REAGAN COUNTY - Oil field theft in Reagan County is finally slowing down.

Several months ago, there was a huge uptick in crime.

The Sheriff says with a decline in oil field activity, oil field thefts doubled.

It not only cost oil companies, but his office since they worked some much overtime.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, they've narrowed in on a suspect and hope to bring the cases to a close.