Deputies investigating stolen tractor-trailer with 18,000 pounds of bathroom paper products

Deputies investigating stolen tractor-trailer with 18,000 pounds of bathroom paper products
18,000 pounds of toilet paper found in stolen truck (Source: Guilford County Sheriff's Office)

WHITSETT, N.C. (WBTV) - Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stolen 53-foot truck that was being used to transport nearly 18,000 pounds of commercial, bathroom paper products.

On Wednesday, deputies initiated an investigation that involved a violation of North Carolina Motor Vehicle Law by the driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that was traveling on Interstate 40 in Whitsett, North Carolina.

Deputies say they followed the truck to a warehouse/dock facility just off the interstate.

Investigators determined that the 53-foot Hyundai dry-van trailer was reported stolen locally and was being utilized to transport about 18,000 pounds of bathroom paper products.

Deputies say the investigation is on-going and no arrests have been made.

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