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Truck, trailer and backhoe stolen


According to a report from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department, sometime during the early morning hours of March 12 an unknown person or persons gained access to Fillmore Equipment just west of the intersection of SR 9 and SR 120 in Howe.

Once the person or persons were inside the fenced-in lot they gained access to a white 2002 Chevy pickup, a black 2009 no-ramp trailer, and a yellow 2002 John Deere backhoe. The suspect or suspects hooked the truck to the trailer and loaded the tractor onto the trailer, cut the west fence and drove out onto the road at G&K.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at 463-7491 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.