One theft results in $8,000 damage. More than 90 pairs of gloves taken, too

Thieves hit two sites on Highway 33 in the Taft area, stealing tools and miscellaneous other items, the Kern County Sheriff's Rural Crimes Investigations Unit reported.

Sometime between 3 p.m. on May 10 and 6 a.m. on May 11, someone vandalized numerous oilfield trucks and stole a Pittsburgh brand socket wrench set, a silver Pittsburgh brand 36-inch torque wrench (with “KSI #EQ854” etched on it) and other miscellaneous items from the vehicles, which were parked in the 25000 block of Hwy 33, and caused over $8,000 in damage. If anyone has any information about this investigation contact Detective Casey Brunsell at 661-392-4370 or BrunsellC@kernsheriff.org. Refer to case #2018-00071972. 

Sometime between 2:45 p.m. on May 4 and 7:45 a.m. on May 7 unknown suspects stole 64 pairs of insulated gloves, 30 pairs of rubber gloves, an inverter, an Ingersol-Rand impact drill, and a ½ inch socket set from a parked oilfield truck at an oil lease located in the 29000 block of Hwy 33. Contact Brunsell with any information. Refer to case #2018-00069595.