Stolen Oilfield equipment recovered by Deputies in Seminole

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

More than a 100-thousand dollars worth of oil field equipment back in the hands of the owners after a big bust in Seminole.

Seven people have been arrested in connection with the stolen equipment, an unidentified business in Gaines County, after authorities got a tip.

Deputies recovered coppper wiring, valves, and other oil field related supplies.

Not all of the people arrested were charged with stealing the stuff, some were charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphanelia.

Three illegal immigrants were also arrested, they were turned over to the Border Patrol.