Two charged in theft of oilfield copper, equipment
August 4, 2021
An alert oilfield employee contacted Alfalfa County dispatch when he saw a pickup with a trailer containing what looked like oilfield parts. He watched two men enter the vehicle and followed until law enforcement arrived to give chase.
According to court records, on July 19 about 3:44 a.m. Alfalfa County Sheriff’s Deputy Diego Gutierrez was notified by dispatch that they were on the phone with Christopher Orr, a Mach Resources employee. Orr told dispatch he was following a pickup he saw at Jiffy Trip hauling a loaded trailer with oilfield parts. Orr said the truck matched the description...