Two leases in Fellows area hit

Oilfield thieves hit two leases in the Fellows area in early January, causing more than $25,000 in damage.
Here is the latest from the Kern County Sheriff's Rural Crime Investigation Unit:
•On Jan. 6, between 12:01 a.m. and 8 a.m someone shut off power to a conduit junction box on an oilfield lease in the 1800 block of Mocal Road, and cut the wires. The cost to repair was estimated at $15,000. Contact Detective Richard Hudson at 661-392-6091 or   HudsonR@kernsheriff.org with any information. Refer to case #2020-05000075.
•On Jan. 6 between 6 p.m. and Jan. 7 at 8 a.m. unknown suspects stole 2100 feet of half-inch electrical cable from an oilfield lease located in the 1800 block of Mocal Road.
The theft caused property loss and damages of approximately $10,500. Contact Hudson at 661-392-6091 with any information. Refer to case #2020-05000078. Oilfield thieves hit two leases in the Fellows area in early January, causing more than $25,000 in damage.