The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating the theft of a piece of construction equipment and is asking for help.

The missing piece of equipment is a 2003 Case 70XT Uni-Loader Skid Steer. It is orange and black with VIN number JAF0385962. The skid steer also had a red equipment sticker with X486074 on it.

According to a Crime Stoppers of Mesa County report, sometime between 3 p.m. Sunday, November 26, and 12 p.m. Monday, November 27, in the 2900 block of Broderick Way, suspects loaded the skid steer onto a white 1983 Butler tilt trailer with Colorado license plate 279-NQL.

The trailer and skid steer were towed off behind a GMC truck. The stolen equipment is worth about $25,000.

Courtesy Crime Stoppers of Mesa County
Courtesy Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

If you have any information about this crime, including the people involved or the stolen equipment, you are asked to make an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers at 970-241-7867 or through the Crime Stoppers website.

If the information provided leads to an arrest in this case, the person who provided it is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 without ever revealing their identity.

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