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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 ...

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

The video below just goes to show you how much of a problem equipment theft is becoming. In Houston recently, a ...

LoJack and TomTom partner to provide fleet telematics

LoJack and TomTom partner to provide fleet telematics

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 24, 2013

LoJack announced today that it has formed a partnership with TomTom to offer fleet telematics in the first quarter of ...

Thwarted theft — you gotta love this one

Thwarted theft — you gotta love this one

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 11, 2012

Knaack just sent us this story as a promo to their Jobmaster storage chest, but the tale will bring a ...

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