Two Oilfield Workers Behind Bars, Accused of Stealing Oilfield Equipment

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - Two oilfield workers are locked up in Martin County after being accused of stealing more than $800 worth of oilfield equipment.

Investigators tell NewsWest 9, 30-year-old Joe Pacheco and his partner in crime, 27-year-old Juan Garcia, went to a pulling unit and took whatever equipment they could find.

Some of it was junk.

The two didn't get far as deputies caught the thieves on FM 846.

Both men remain behind bars.