HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Stolen trucks, RVs, and parts were recovered after Harris County Sheriff’s deputies found a site they said was being used as a chop shop.
According to a post on Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez’s Twitter page, deputies were responding to a separate call in the Aldine area when they sighted suspicious activity.
The deputies determined the site was being used as a chop shop, and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division responded to assist with the investigation.
Two stolen RVs, two stolen trucks, a stolen engine, a transmission, and other parts were recovered.
“Chop shops serve as illegal garages where suspects dismantle cars and sell them for parts. Dismantling the car can be extremely profitable,” the post read.
Overnight, while responding to a separate call in the Aldine area, @HCSOTexas deputies sighted some suspicious activity and determined the site was being used as a chop shop. @HCSO_SID responded to assist with the investigation: 2 stolen RV’s, 2 stolen trucks, a pic.twitter.com/uKsc0PP4va— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) March 22, 2023