Kern County detectives recover $30,000 in signs; 1 arrested

Signs were being sold on Ebay

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern Country Sheriff's deputies arrested one man in connection with stealing nearly $30,000 in missing oilfield signs.

Detectives began their investigation after they noticed an ad on Ebay that was selling antique oil well signs.

They served a search warrant to the home of Dustin Drake, 35, and found a total of 266 stolen signs. 

Drake was arrested and booked on suspicion of possession of stolen property. 

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