Posts belonging to Category Truck Stops

Missing California woman spotted in Edinburg

Police are searching for a missing California woman who was spotted at a truck stop here Wednesday morning.
Catherine Marie Lique, 49, has been missing since December 2003 from the Barstow, Calif. area, according to Detective Jeremy Bledsoe with the Barstow Police Department.
Lique is a chronic methamphetamine user and she frequents truck stops, Bledsoe said. Her adult daughter lost contact [...]

1 Dead in Robbery at I-10 Truck Stop

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Truck-stop chapels deliver services to drivers on the go

Some truck drivers are on the road and away from friends and family for up to eight weeks at a time. And that means they’re also away from their church.
Truckstop Ministries brings church to the truckers by having chapels at truck stops around the country.
Here in Knoxville, there are two locations for Truckstop Ministries. The chapel at the [...]

Church to host program on human trafficking

April Vanover’s regular job is part-time supervisor for the Fremont UPS office, but the Tiffin resident devotes her free time to help adult victims of human trafficking.
According to www.notforsalecampaign.org, 27 million people are enslaved in the United States. A member of Restoration Ministries in Tiffin, Vanover has arranged for a program on human trafficking at 7:30 [...]

Operation Trojan~ 7 charged in prostitution sting

Seven people were charged with prostitution after being arrested in a sting operation last week, El Paso County sheriff’s deputies said Monday.
“Operation Trojan” was initiated when several people complained of encountering or being approached by the prostitutes, Deputy Jesse Tovar said.
From Monday to Friday, an unspecified number of undercover deputies were sent to areas in Central [...]

Memphis’ Love’s Travel Stops opens tire care center

Professional truck drivers making the haul through Memphis and along Interstate 40 can get a little more help as Love’s Travel Stops has extended its service partnership with Michelin Americas Truck Tires.
The Memphis Love’s location at 3371 Lamar is the 25th truck tire care service location to open after it signed an agreement with Michelin in May 2008.
Truck drivers [...]

Flying J Truck Stop clerk busts nationwide shoplifting ring

The Flying J located on I-70 at MM 123 near Spiceland, IN. had some unwanted visitors. State police were called for a shoplifting and when Trooper Nate Raney arrived about 8:20 p.m. Friday night.
He found two subjects who had allegedly been stealing from the Flying “J” Truck Stop chain all across America. The trooper arrested Shane Nelson, [...]

Don’s truck stop sees uptick as closing nears

DIMONDALE – The decision by the owner of Don’s Windmill Truck Stop to close the business after 54 years seems to be a sign of the times.
The truck stop near the junction of Interstate 96 and Interstate 69 will serve its last meal Friday. A store and fueling station will remain open a while longer until business winds down.
The landmark [...]