The Doddridge County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of vehicle batteries that is believed to have happened late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.
The sheriff's department said the Division of Highways office on Smithton Road, vehicles belonging to Hall Drilling, and two Doddridge County school buses had a combined total of 20 batteries stolen.
The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of 16 batteries stolen from Harrison County school buses during that same time frame. The incidents are believed to be related.
If you have any information about the Doddridge County thefts, call the sheriff's department at 304-873-1944.