Thief steals tailgates off parked trucks, officials say

Darlington police say pickup parts removed over weekend

The Darlington Police Department is investigating the theft of two tailgates from Virtue Motors on Highway 23.

Department officials said between Friday and Monday, two tailgates were removed from two trucks parked in the lot. One of the tailgates was red and was removed from a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup truck. The other tailgate was blue and taken off a 1999 Ford F250 pickup truck.

Police asked anyone with information about the thefts to report it to the department at 608-776-4981 or Lafayette County Crime Stoppers at 800-606-TIPS. Callers may remain anonymous.