Man charged with stealing oil equipment

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 7, 2001

A Monterey, La., resident was arrested in Natchez Monday for allegedly stealing $12,000 worth of equipment from an oil field supply company on U.S. 61 South.

Darryl W. Simpson, 39, 6111 Louisiana 129, was released from jail on a $20,000 bond on charge of burglary. According to police reports, he was a former employee of the company he burglarized.

Investigators were able to locate all of the stolen items, said Natchez Police Chief Willie Huff.

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The crime took place over the weekend, he said.