Chesterfield Police are investigating the theft of a semi tractor-trailer containing 5,200 BlackBerry PlayBooks. Chesterfield Police Officer Mike Milbourn says the semi pulled into the Pilot truck stop off I-69 near the 34 mile marker in Madison County around 3:30 Thursday. There, the driver went inside to get something to eat and when he came out, his truck and trailer were gone.
The total estimated cost for the 5,200 PlayBooks is about $1.7million to $5million, depending on the varations (16, 32, 64GB). Police are currently examining surveillance footage from the truck stop and FBI Interstate Theft Task Force is assisting with the investigation.