More details shared regarding stolen delivery truck in Crescent Mills

A delivery truck has been recovered, but a suspect is still at large following a Dec. 22 incident involving a stolen vehicle.

According to the California Highway Patrol, on Thursday, Dec. 22, sometime between 2:30 and 3 p.m., a delivery vehicle (a Ryder truck) was taken in Crescent Mills. The truck was being used for deliveries at the time. When the driver stepped out to make a delivery, someone hopped in and drove away. The driver was found walking down the road and given assistance.

The vehicle was later recovered on a dirt road near Thresher Court in the Greenville area, but the suspect is still at large.

In response to some questions posed by Plumas News, the CHP spokesman said that it’s unknown how many packages were in the vehicle or how many were taken, or which delivery service the truck was affiliated with. The incident is still under investigation and more information will be provided when available.

The CHP has asked for assistance and released a photo of an individual of interest in connection with the case. Anyone with information is asked to call 530-283-1100 or visit the Quincy CHP Facebook page and leave a message.

This individual is considered a person of interest in the Dec. 22 taking of a delivery vehicle in Crescent Mills. Photo courtesy of CHP