Burglars Make Off With $9,000 Axle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One Odessa business owner is scratching his head after a bizarre burglary.

According to the Owner of Gabe's Auto on 8th Street, a thief or thieves made off with an axle out of a pick-up during the overnight.

Here's the strange part, it's not just a snatch and grab operation.

According to Gabe, it takes three to four hours to take an axle out of the truck.

So that means whoever pulled off the part literally did it out in the open, they could have been seen at any time.

The axle is worth about nine thousand dollars.

Police are investigating.