Cousins arrested in theft of water pump trailer

Cousins arrested in theft of water pump trailer
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 1:04pm

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department have arrested two men involved in stealing a commercial water pump trailer.

On Tuesday, July 30th, sheriff investigators arrested Edward Meza, 22, and Hector Javier Meza, 34 for the theft of a $50,000 water pump trialer which occurred back on May 10, 2013 at the J&E lift station in La Blanca, North of 107 and FM 493.

Both men confessed to stealing, dissasembling and then transporting the pump into Mexico.

On Wednesday, July 31st the water pump trailer was recovered and brought back to the U.S. at the Los Indios port of entry by someone, interviewed in the case, who agreed to retrieve the item.

Investigation continues to identify the person that bought it and took it to Mexico.

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