DAN CEARNS The Standard
SCUGOG: Durham police are looking to the public for information that could potentially identify a suspect or suspects, after two pieces of heavy equipment were stolen from a Blackstock farm.
According to police, sometime between Sunday, January 14th and Monday, January 15th, a thief or thieves entered a farm, on Concession Rd. 9 in Blackstock, and absconded with a yellow Volvo mini excavator and an orange Thomas skid steer, Police say both were valued at over $25,000.
Markville Contracting, the company that owns the equipment, posted on their Facebook page they are offering a reward for information leading to the return of the equipment.
“$1,000 reward for any information leading to [the] whereabouts of either machine or $2,000 if both are found. Any information will be kept private,” the post read.
The company is asking anyone with information to contact them at 905-434-0392.
Police are asking those with information to contact D/Cst. Bycok of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1605.
Anonymous information can be given to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477, or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca.
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