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Rincon police looking for truck in AC thefts
07.18 ac theft suspect
Rincon police are looking for this truck for suspected involvement in a series of thefts of air conditioning units around the community. The thefts are suspected to be taking place at night, and eight of the nine have occurred at businesses along Highway 21 in Rincon. The incidents have been occurring since March. - photo by Photo provided

Since March, the city of Rincon has had nine incidents of air conditioner thefts. Each of these thefts is believed to have occurred during the night, and all but one was taken from one of the businesses along Columbia Avenue.  

Two white males were observed loading an air conditioner unit into the back of a 1990s model green Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with a black bed liner and a trailer hitch on the rear bumper.  

Video surveillance footage was captured from a business next door.

If anyone has information regarding these thefts, please contact:
Rincon Police Department at 826-5200;
Effingham County Sheriff’s Department at 754-3449;
or Crime Stoppers at 234-2020.