Topics

Theft
Tractor-trailer carrying gold and silver robbed in North Carolina
Tractor-trailer carrying gold and silver robbed in North Carolina

Two armed guards had traveled hundreds of miles in a tractor-trailer laden with silver and gold when they started to smell gas.  The odor was so strong they thought they would be sick. So they pulled over to the shoulder of Interstate 95 in Wilson, N.C., to check on their truck, authorities said. When they got out, they were approached by three men with guns who yelled, "Policia!"  The gunmen tied the guards' hands behind their backs and forced them into a nearby wooded area, authorities said, then placed orange cones on the highway and cut the lock on the trailer. They made off with more than $4 million worth of gold bars, authorities said. The...

Loading