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Brass valves stolen from tank batteries in Barton County
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The Barton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of brass valves stolen from tank batteries east of Ellinwood in the last week.
Brass valves were stolen sometime last Thursday night from a location east of Ellinwood at East Barton County Road and NE 140 Ave. The investigation led to the discovery of 11 oil lease locations where 3-inch brass valves were missing. Their value ranged from $85 to $160.