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Man arrested for stealing road signs, rebar from Pennsylvania construction site

Man arrested for stealing road signs, rebar from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 12, 2015

A Pennsylvania man is facing theft charges after he was caught with stolen road signs and rebar from a highway ...

Man steals Minnesota DOT truck from work zone, leads police on a 14-mile chase

Man steals Minnesota DOT truck from work zone, leads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 05, 2015

A 35-year-old man was arrested Monday for stealing a Minnesota Department of Transportation truck from a construction zone, but not before ...

VIDEO: Thief takes his sweet time plundering Nebraska contractor’s equipment yard on multiple occasions

VIDEO: Thief takes his sweet time plundering Nebraska...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2014

Law enforcement in Omaha, Nebraska, are searching for a man who stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment and materials ...

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 ...

Bookkeeper charged with embezzling $852k from Pa. construction company

Bookkeeper charged with embezzling $852k from Pa....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2013

Consider this a cautionary tale as to why contractors should know the signs of embezzlement. The former bookkeeper of a family-owned ...

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 ...

Equipment theft stats released

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 21, 2012

Light utility trucks, work trucks and trailers, backhoe loaders and wheel loaders were among the top machines stolen in 2011, ...

Only 18 percent of stolen equipment recovered

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 06, 2010

Only 18 percent of equipment stolen in 2009 was recovered, according to a just-released joint report by the National Equipment Register and ...

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