Pig cooker thief strikes in Durham - WNCN: News, Weather

Pig cooker thief strikes in Durham

Posted: Updated:
DURHAM, N.C. -

Durham police are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect in the theft of a pig cooker from the driveway of a home on May 23. 

The large grill, worth an estimated $4,000, was stolen from the driveway of a home off Mineral Springs Road, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-30s, approximately 5
feet 8 inches tall with a medium build and a bald head. He was wearing a
green T-shirt and khaki cargo shorts.

The suspect was driving what appeared to be a black 1995-2005 Chevrolet Silverado.

Durham police are also investigating the theft of two other large pig cookers/smokers.

Two pig cookers were stolen from the 3900 block of South Alston Avenue in April. The cookers were chained to the back of a building, according to police.

Police said two large smokers on a trailer were stolen from Mount Bethel Presbyterian
Church in April. The trailer was stolen along with the smokers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Barr at (919)
560-4281, ext. 29119 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays
cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers
never have to identify themselves.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • 2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher

    2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:00:14 GMT
    A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
    A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
  • UNC: Former athletes can return to finish degrees

    UNC: Former athletes can return to finish degrees

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:04:36 GMT
    UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo)UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo)
    University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced a new program Thursday that will allow former UNC athletes to return and finish their uncompleted degrees.
    University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced a new program Thursday that will allow former UNC athletes to return and finish their uncompleted degrees.
  • Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

    Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:23:39 GMT
    After complaining of pain in his jaw, an Indian teen and his family discovered that he had a severe dental condition - and surgeons pulled 232 "teeth" from his jaw. 
    After complaining of pain in his jaw, an Indian teen and his family discovered that he had a severe dental condition - and surgeons pulled 232 "teeth" from his jaw. 
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.