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drive-off

n
(Law) informal
a. the act or an instance of leaving a filling station without paying for one's fuel
b. (as modifier): a drive-off theft.
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According to the local authorities' estimates, the country lost more than $3 billion last year due to rampant gasoline theft.
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The same individual was observed leaving the scene in a vehicle that matched the description of the vehicle wanted in connection with the gasoline theft. Upon discovering the victim officer lying next to his patrol car and bleeding from his wound, a citizen used the patrol car radio to summon help.
Gasoline theft is another crime the SSP is actively fighting.
Rowlands had proposed the "pay-first" condition as a means to thwart gasoline thefts by patrons who drive off without paying.