Atwater police looking for person who backed stolen water truck into building

Atwater police looking for person who backed stolen truck into building

The Atwater Police Department is looking for the person who stole a water truck and backed it into a building.

It happened Thursday around 4:35 a.m. at Bobbie’s Best Buy Liquor Store in Atwater.

According to police, officers found an unoccupied Freightliner water truck in the parking lot of the liquor store.

Police say the truck was stolen from a nearby job site and was backed into the building, causing major damage to the store.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Atwater Police Department at (209) 357-6396 or contact the Merced Area Crimestoppers at 1-855-725-2420, or go to to send anonymous information via text or email.

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