Dallas Police and Federal agents say they shut down an illegal gas station. They say the suspect was using stolen credit cards to fund the operation.
FLOWER MOUND, Texas — Residents thought something was wrong when they smelled a strong odor and kept seeing trucks drive up to a garage at their apartment complex in the middle of the night.
“The garage door would always stay closed, and someone would honk, which was annoying in the middle of the night,” a neighbor, who asked not to be identified, told WFAA.
The resident was so suspicious, he set up cameras to capture what was going on: people in trucks pulling up – and fueling up.
“The garage door would open, the hose would come out and they would start filling up,” the neighbor explained.
A task force made up of Dallas Police Financial Crimes Unit and agents from General Services Administration and Office of Inspector General started monitoring what was happening, and, early Thursday morning, raided the apartment in Flower Mound.
WFAA was there when agents and officers confiscated a truck with a large plastic tank in the back filled with what…