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Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it ...

A drunk guy in New Jersey needed a ride home, so he borrowed a bulldozer, destroyed a park and hit a car in the process

A drunk guy in New Jersey needed a ride home, so he...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

A New Jersey man this weekend increased the number of incidents in the past few weeks involving drunk men operating ...

Construction equipment thieves get a flat tire then get caught after calling a tow truck

Construction equipment thieves get a flat tire then get...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

If renting a truck to commit a crime isn't dumb enough, two California men were arrested earlier this month after ...

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad daylight, makes for least exciting getaway ever filmed

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

The New York Police Department is searching for the bold thief you see in the video below after he strolled ...

Thieves steal same skid steer twice in Omaha, resilience lands them in jail

Thieves steal same skid steer twice in Omaha,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

It was British writer William Edward Hickson who said, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again." Recently ...

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and trailer in quick construction equipment heist

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

It's not quite a scene out of Ocean's Eleven, but the burglars who recently drove away with an excavator, truck and ...

Excavator stolen in protest of Virginia group’s Confederate flag memorial

Excavator stolen in protest of Virginia group’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

Typically, construction equipment is stolen for its resale value. But in the case of this missing excavator, it appears that ...

Ohio man accused of running equipment theft ring and selling the machines online pleads guilty to the latter

Ohio man accused of running equipment theft ring and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2013

A man accused of running an equipment theft operation that sold its stolen goods on the Internet, pled guilty in U.S. ...

Lured in by a great deal on a Bobcat, contractor is robbed at gunpoint

Lured in by a great deal on a Bobcat, contractor is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 18, 2013

So here's a perfect example of "if it's too good to be true, it probably is." In this case, it ...

Less equipment is being stolen in the U.S., but getting your stuff back is still a big problem

Less equipment is being stolen in the U.S., but getting...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 14, 2013

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report yesterday showing a seven percent drop in heavy equipment thefts since ...

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was “trying to cover his nudity”

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Thieves have come up with a lot of reasons for stealing construction equipment. Most want to sell it, others want ...

Man steals excavator, uses it to steal ATM

Man steals excavator, uses it to steal ATM

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

This brings a whole new meaning to "knocking over an ATM." Police in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are on the hunt for ...

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