2 Glendale man accused of stealing truck tailgates - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

2 Glendale man accused of stealing truck tailgates

Posted: Updated:
Lopez and Cervantes Lopez and Cervantes
  • Crime & JusticeMore>>

  • Trial set for woman accused of injuring husband

    Trial set for woman accused of injuring husband

    An Oct. 20 trial has been set for a Mesa woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
    An Oct. 20 trial has been set for a Mesa woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
  • Calif. serial stowaway arrested at Sky Harbor

    Calif. serial stowaway arrested at Sky Harbor

    Remember the serial stowaway woman who has a history of trying to sneak onto flights in California? It turns out she's been busted again, but this time, it was in the valley.
    Remember the serial stowaway woman who has a history of trying to sneak onto flights in California? It turns out she's been busted again, but this time, it was in the valley.
  • Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

    Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

    A judge sentenced a 75-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine, where it remained for nearly 40 years.
    A judge sentenced a 75-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine, where it remained for nearly 40 years.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say two Glendale men are accused of stealing nearly 70 tailgates off trucks parked outside Phoenix metropolitan area businesses.

Glendale police said Friday that 18-year-old Nelson Lopez and 19-year-old Jose Cervantes are being held on suspicion of felony theft, trafficking in stolen property and money laundering.

Police say the tailgates have been stolen off trucks in Glendale, Phoenix and Tempe since February.

The value of the tailgates is estimated at more than $150,000.

Police say undercover officers bought some of the stolen tailgates from the suspects, which led to their arrests.

Search warrants were executed at a home and storage facility in Glendale and police say some of the tailgates have been recovered.

Police didn't immediately know Friday if either Lopez or Cervantes had legal representation yet.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices