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Suspect tried to siphon gas from vehicle, equipment at West Richland Rentals (Google Street View)
Suspect tried to siphon gas from vehicle, equipment at West Richland Rentals (Google Street View)
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Somebody Siphoning Gas in West Richland

Police say it's likely the perpetrator(s) were scared off, but it added to a growing list of incidents.

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Plant project set back by state ruling (Sean Gallup-getty)
Plant project set back by state ruling (Sean Gallup-getty)
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WA State Board Reverses Permits for Huge Gas Plant, Kills 1,500 Jobs

Many observers say the Washington Hearings Board caved into environmental group pressure with their decision, especially since they had already granted the permits earlier this summer.

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West Richland gas siphon system (West Richland police)
West Richland gas siphon system (West Richland police)
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Van Discovered With Gas Siphon System, but Cops Can’t Bust Driver-Why?

When somebody is in possession of drug paraphernalia, they get popped. When somebody's in possession of known stolen property, same deal. But in this case, an obvious gas theft was prevented although the cops couldn't arrest the suspect.

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Filling up on Monday can save a lot  (Getty Images)
Filling up on Monday can save a lot (Getty Images)
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Filling Up On Gas on Mondays Could Save You BIG

According to a new report from GasBuddy.com, by way of PEMCO Insurance, hitting the gas pump on Monday could potentially save a driver as much as $325 a year on fuel costs.

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Car thief runs tank dry in long chase, arrested (Summit Racing Products website)
Car thief runs tank dry in long chase, arrested (Summit Racing Products website)
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Oregon High-Speed Car Chase Suspect Runs Out of Gas, Busted Near Burbank

Guess he should have stopped and topped off?

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Woman punches other driver who beat her to a gas pump on Clearwater in Kennewick (Google Street  View)
Woman punches other driver who beat her to a gas pump on Clearwater in Kennewick (Google Street View)
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Women Fight Over Who Gets Gas First at Pump in Kennewick

We all get frustrated when we're ready to pull into a gas station and somebody else slides into the lane we were aiming for. But most of us don't assault the other driver because of it.

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New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
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Just In Time for July 4 Holiday, New WA State Gas Tax Hits July 1!

It really shouldn't be a surprise, because the Washington State Legislature approved this gas tax over a year ago.

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Suspect wanted in connection with illegal use of fuel card (Kennewick Police Department)
Suspect wanted in connection with illegal use of fuel card (Kennewick Police Department)
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This Guy Wanted in Connection With $5K Worth of Fuel Theft

Perhaps he didn't realize many automated fueling stations now have those  pesky little security cameras right on the pump?  Authorities seeking this man in connection with illegal use of a stolen or lost gas card.

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Dozens of Cars Damaged After Fuel Mix-Up at Yakima Fred Meyer

A gasoline vendor pumped unleaded into the diesel tank and diesel fuel into the unleaded at the Yakima Fred Meyer gas station. The mistake was not discovered until several dozen cars had fueled up.

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Franklin County gas thief arrested (Getty Images)
Franklin County gas thief arrested (Getty Images)
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Agricultural Gas Thief Arrested in Franklin County

Unlike many gas thieves, this guy was using a stolen gas card.

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