TVA Police Seek More Leads In Theft At Substation
March 4, 2010
ANTIOCH, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking the public for help solving the theft of equipment from a TVA substation in Antioch last fall.
TVA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in stealing a medium-size, flat-bed trailer and assorted tools from the TVA Pinhook Substation at 1815 Hobson Pike.
The theft occurred around 3 p.m. CST Saturday, Oct. 24.
A TVA vehicle also was vandalized and its tools taken.
TVA Police have released a photo of a suspect taken by a security camera at the substation. The suspect is believed to be a white male, about 6 feet tall and approximately 170 pounds, and driving a white van or pickup truck with a shell over the truck bed.
TVA Police request that anyone with information call 615-231-7218 or toll free at 800-839-0028. Anyone who provides information may remain anonymous.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
Scott Brooks, Knoxville, (865) 632-8031
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville (865) 632-6000