Stolen Equipment Recovered Thanks to Citizen Tip

Heavy Equipment

[Photo from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department’s Facebook page]

Two pieces of heavy equipment that were stolen from the Ferndale area on December 27 have been recovered.

According the the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, a member of the public provided the information that led to the recovery.

The Facebook page states,

Thanks to the help of a citizen tip, Sheriff’s deputies were able to locate a mini-excavator and skid steer that were stolen from a job site in the Ferndale area last week. Deputies located the two pieces of equipment today in the area of the 27,000 block of Highway 36. The equipment was returned to the owner. The theft investigation is ongoing.



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