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Band's stolen trailer found

The trailer, seen here parked in the Albany Mall lot, belongs to the band Highway 55 and was been stolen. The trailer was parked on Byron Plantation Road. While police managed to find the trailer, the $20,000 worth of music equipment inside was gone.

The trailer, seen here parked in the Albany Mall lot, belongs to the band Highway 55 and was been stolen. The trailer was parked on Byron Plantation Road. While police managed to find the trailer, the $20,000 worth of music equipment inside was gone.

ALBANY, Ga. -- While police have managed to find Highway 55's stolen band trailer, the $20,000 worth of music equipment inside has gone to the wind.

Dougherty County Police Sgt. Chad Kirkpatrick said that the trailer was found abandoned in a pecan grove off Century Road in Lee County.

"We've located the trailer, but all of the equipment inside is still missing," Kirkpatrick said.

The popular local band's trailer was reported stolen off Byron Plantation Road early Friday morning. It was filled with musical equipment, some of which was custom made.

Kirkpatrick says the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information about the thefts is urged to call Crime Stoppers. The person giving the tip can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.

Highway 55 was the 2012 Georgia Country Awards Band of the Year.

Comments

GeeGee 1 year, 4 months ago

This was an inside job. Someone knew where they were parked. Look at all the trailers sitting in homes and they chose this one. Look harder, it will pop loose.

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Amazed2 1 year, 4 months ago

More likely a friend if a friend of a hang around. You meet the most interesting people in late night Albany Bars.

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VSU 1 year, 4 months ago

There was also a trailer with dirt bikes stolen the same weekend. I guess this guy is making friends with people with trailers.

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