Crime

Driver in “withdrawals” attempted migrant smuggling for $3.5k

An attempted migrant smuggling ended in an arrest of a truck driver at the Interstate 35 checkpoint in Texas late last week.  The incident occurred...

Truck driver arrested for jackknifing during U-turn attempt after missing truck detour off I-20 in Louisiana

Louisiana State Police (LSP) called a truck driver "criminally negligent" after they say he attempted a U-turn and became jackknifed while attempting to reach a truck detour on Monday evening.

Reward for info on missing trucker David Schultz climbs to nearly $28k

The reward for information on missing trucker David Schultz has been increased to nearly $28,000.  Schultz of Wall Lake, Iowa has been missing since November...

Truck driver wins $12M when trucking company doesn’t respond to lawsuit

Truck driver wins $12M when accused trucking company fails to respond to lawsuit.  The Coffee County, Alabama truck driver was awarded the $12 million settlement...

Truck driver shot during during argument with co-driver at Tennessee truck stop, police say

A truck driver trainee was shot during an argument with his trainer at a Tennessee truck stop on Friday.

Trucker blocks traffic in frustration over shipper policies

Trucker blocks traffic after becoming frustrated over policies at warehouse during pickup.  The incident occurred on January 30th at the Dr. Pepper and Snapple warehouse...

Father and son co-drivers arrested for manipulating diesel pumps

Father and son co-drivers arrested for manipulating fuel pumps and stealing diesel fuel from a Florida gas station.   54-year-old Juan Casanova-Brito and 26-year-old Carlos Casanova-Sanchez...

Ohio town to pay both trucker and cop after K-9 bit truck driver as he surrendered

An Ohio town will pay both a trucker and a police officer after a police K-9 was released on the truck driver during a traffic stop last summer.

Ohio trucking company owner admits to overbilling, illegally consolidating loads, failing to deliver shipments

An Ohio trucking company owner pleaded guilty to fraud charges after illegally overbilling shippers, consolidating loads, and causing "the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of goods shipped to destinations in Ohio like Bath and Body Works and Amazon warehouses."

Truck driver pleads guilty to homicide in the death of locksmith during payment dispute

A Colorado truck driver has pleaded guilty to homicide in the death of a locksmith who was run over in a parking lot in December 2022.

Bull hauler placed out of service, 39 cattle seized by Wyoming sheriff over livestock brands

The Laramie County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) out of Wyoming recently seized nearly forty cows after a traffic stop and roadside inspection.

“Mob” attacks trucker during fuel delivery

Police searching for suspects after “Mob” attacks trucker during a fuel delivery to a Circle K gas station. The Spartanburg Police Department in North Carolina...

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