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Two California men steal thousands in Iowa gas

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Two men from California have been arrested for fuel thefts in Iowa.

44-year-old Pargat Singh and 41-year-old Earnest Dickerson, both from California, have been charged with second degree theft.

Police say the pair stole 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel from the Big Ten Mart in Eldridge.

The thieves were able to manipulate the pump and stole $25,000 worth of diesel fuel over a long period of time.

If convicted, the men could face up to five years in prison.

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