Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat

Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat

LOGANTON, Pa. (AP) — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in central Pennsylvania.

State police say it happened Nov. 21 at Nicholas Meat near Loganton.

According to troopers, a trucker loaded $110,000 worth of meat into a trailer during a scheduled pickup & drove off. He was supposed to deliver it by Monday to a company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin — yet never showed up.

p>A spokesman for Nicholas Meat says the customer notified him Tuesday approximately the missing product, which would have been enough to make 160,000 burgers.

Police after discovered the driver used a fake ID to obtain the delivery contract. Authorities say the company information on the truck was moreover fraudulent.

The investigation continues.

Source: “Associated Press”

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