STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Raymond Witkowski
CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421
DATE/TIME: 01/23/2017, 1615 hours
LOCATION: Tunnel Street, Whitingham VT
VIOLATION: Theft of Skid Steer
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A
VICTIM: Lewis Tree Service, Inc.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Henrietta, NY 14586
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On Monday, January 23rd 2017, VSP Shaftsbury Troopers were notified of the theft of a skid steer owned by Lewis Tree Service, based in West Henrietta, New York. The skid steer was parked at a work site along Tunnel Street in Whitingham, approximately 1/8th of a mile west of the Sherman Reservoir boat launch, with the keys removed and doors locked. The machine was last used on January 19th, and was found to be missing shortly before noon on the 23rd.
The skid steer is a 2007 Caterpillar 297C model, yellow and black in color, with a red Fecon forestry mulcher attached to the front. A photograph is attached.
This investigation is still ongoing, anyone with information pertaining to this theft are encouraged to contact Trooper Witkowski at the Vermont State Police Shaftsbury Barracks. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS
COURT ACTION: Y N
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MUG SHOT: Y N