ATHENS, Ala. — Surveillance video caught suspects in two equipment thefts in Athens worth about $100,000.
On May 19, 2022, the Athens Police Department responded to a reported theft at Athens City Public Works. The following items were discovered stolen when workers arrived that morning.
2012 Dodge Ram 1500
2011 Dodge Ram 3500
16’ Double Axle Lone Wolf Trailer
Two (2) - Toro Zero Turn Mowers
Surveillance video showed that the theft occurred around 2:00 a.m. Two people entered the gated area by cutting a hole in the fence, took the items, disabled the main gate, and left eastbound on Elm Street.
Approximate value of property stolen: $100,000.00
While investigating the theft, Athens police were notified of a second theft that had occurred at the Limestone County School Bus Garage. Prior to the theft at Public Works, the same two people entered the gated facility by cutting a hole in the fence and then cut two catalytic converters off of a county vehicle.
If you have any information, please contact Detective Jarrod Smith with the Athens Police Department, (256) 233-8700.
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