Feds make arrests related to heavy equipment theft in Kansas

The Lawrence Journal-World in Lawrence, Kansas reports on arrests related to the theft of heavy equipment.

Three men were indicted after an investigation of incidents of equipment theft in 2005. The thieves allegedly stole equipment, ranging from an excavator to a John Deere Gator utility vehicle, from sites in Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri, then resold the equipment.

Heavy equipment theft is a problem around the country, sometimes responsible for putting companies out of business due to financial losses.

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