The white 2003 Ford van was reported missing from the 1100 block of North Berry Street on Dec. 22. The owner said it apparently was taken from in front of his residence in the early morning hours.
The van was discovered later burning in an area outside the city on FM Road 673 near the Mineral Cemetery Road.
Police Chief Joe Treviño said once the vehicle was recovered the owner reported that some tools had been taken before the fire was started.
Those missing tools included expensive drain rooting equipment and a variety of wrenches and other plumbing repair items.
Investigators with the Bee County Sheriff’s Office are still investigating the arson.
If anyone can provide information to the Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers organization, they may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
The organization may be contacted by calling 362-0206 or toll-free by calling 1-877-362-0206.
Internet users may contact Crime Stoppers at coastalbendcrimestoppers.com.
Witnesses with information regarding unsolved crimes in the Coastal Bend will remain anonymous.