Theft red 300HENDERSON, Ky. (8/6/13) – The Henderson County Police Department today issued the following statement regarding a rash of alleged thefts of motor scooters in the Henderson area:

“With rising fuel prices, many people have turned to scooters as an alternative form of transportation. They are relatively inexpensive and use minimal amounts of fuel. During the past few months, there has been a rise in the number of scooter thefts within the City of Henderson and we are asking for help from scooter owners. Please write down the make, model and serial number of your scooter and take a photograph of it. This will help police out tremendously if they are stolen.

Scooters are not being secured, with a chain, when not in use. We are also finding that they are being hot-wired and/or the keys are being left in the ignition. We have recovered several scooters recently, but have only been able to identify the owner of one in recent weeks. If you have had a scooter stolen and not reported it to police, please call the Henderson Police Department. We may have recovered your scooter and may release if you can identify the scooter (make, model, identifying characteristics) and provide proof of ownership.”

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jennifer Richmond

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Upcoming Events at Maple Mount

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/15) — The following are the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph upcoming events at Maple Mount.… Read More

Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation to Host Ladies Luncheon, Fashion Show May 16

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/18/15) — The Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation is excited to announce the Ladies Luncheon and… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 7153

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6241

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5157

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 4714

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3426

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 02, 2015 8493

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 7153

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 7153

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 4714

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2015 1726

ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for Shanice Bean…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 1099

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 18, 2015 894

Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
April 18, 2015 687

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 563

Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 18, 2015 556

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 535

TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in…

by Tennessee Valley Authority
April 18, 2015 510

Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

by Jason Lindsey