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Drag strip burglary discovered

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

January 12, 2009

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Crooks stole almost $6000 worth of equipment from the shutdown U-S 19 Drag strip.

The owner, Charles Mentzer, told Dougherty County Police someone broke into the track tower and main building.

He's not sure when it happened since no one has been at the track since September.

Thieves stole a television and V-C-R, public address system, three computer monitors, tools, lawn equipment, and an A-T-V.

Mentzer says he has no plans for the closed down drag strip.

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