News On 6 Viewer Helps Recover Stolen Vehicle
By Craig Day, The News On 6
Tulsa, OK -- From the follow-up file, there is good news for a Green Country small business owner targeted by thieves.
The News On 6 reported on Friday how thieves ripped off a roofing company taking a critical piece of equipment the business needs.
A News on 6 viewer saw the story saw the truck and now this story has a happy ending.
When thieves took one of Jim Husong's trucks and $7,000 in shingles from his roofing business in Delaware County, he was concerned about losing a key piece of equipment.
"You know, the economy is down, our jobs are low, so you know it's going to be tough to overcome," Jim Husong said.
The $15,000 truck has a scissor lift on the back.
"A lot of the jobs that we do, we use that truck, we can't hardly do them without it," said Jeremy Husong.
Jim Husong did not think he would see the truck again but a News on 6 viewer stepped up.
"He saw it on Channel Six news and he saw the truck sitting out here in the open, and thought hey the truck doesn't belong here. So he got the name off the door and called our office," Jim said.
The truck was found abandoned on 36th West Avenue just south of the refinery.
"We kind of owe it to you guys for airing that and him for calling," Jeremy said.
"I'm very happy we found the truck. I'm really glad to get it back," Jim said.
Tulsa police took a close look to see if they can figure out who took the truck. Jeremy Husong hopes they do.
"I really don't like people thieving you know, I don't know, rage I guess."
Though the shingles are gone, the truck fired up just fine and the Husong's are glad to have it back on the road, and before long, back on the job.