Drilling Pipe Stolen

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of drilling pipe taken from a truck in Smolan.

Deputies say sometime between August 1 and August 19, someone removed about 50 drilling pipes that are 1-inch in diameter and 5-feet long from a pickup bed that was parked in the 100 block of S. Main in Smolan.

Owner, Rex Hay told authorities the pipe is valued at $750.