Police: Railroad track pieces taken near Ludington

Michigan State Police say thieves made off with some pieces of railroad track in the western Lower Peninsula. WWTV-WWUP reported today that the theft of track near Ludington was larger than the average scrap metal theft. Police said the theft is believed to have taken place over a series of months from a spur of rail line that went onto private property that includes an unused factory building. Prosecutors in Mason County also are involved in the case.
AP Wire
Apr 27, 2011

Michigan State Police say thieves made off with some pieces of railroad track in the western Lower Peninsula.

WWTV-WWUP reported today that the theft of track near Ludington was larger than the average scrap metal theft.

Police said the theft is believed to have taken place over a series of months from a spur of rail line that went onto private property that includes an unused factory building.

Prosecutors in Mason County also are involved in the case.

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