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Woman says someone put substance in vehicle’s gas tank

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 3:45 p.m. CDT

A Morris resident reported tampering with her vehicle Monday morning, according to a Morris Police Department report.

According to the report, at about 7:25 a.m., the resident reported that an unidentified suspect or suspects placed a white powdery substance in her vehicle’s fuel tank filler. The woman’s vehicle, a white Pontiac Grand Prix, was parked at 410 Twilight Drive in Morris.

She told police that when she started the vehicle Monday morning,  it was running rough and the check engine light came on.

Anyone with information in the case is encouraged to contact the Morris Police Department at (815) 942-2131.

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