Two Bedford County Churches Victims of Fuel Oil Thefts

Bedford Co, VA - The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is investigating after someone stole fuel oil from two churches this month.

The first theft happened at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Vinton.

The first church noticed the problem on December 1. Church members say a dark Ford F-150 truck was seen in the area.

Bethesda United Methodist Church in Huddleston reported a fuel oil theft a week later, on December 7.

In both cases, the thieves siphoned oil from the tanks.

Call Crime Stoppers with any information at 888-798-5900.