Construction tools stolen from commercial yard near Shandon

The Sheriff’s Department is seeking information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect or persons who broke into a commercial yard near Shandon and stole more than $40,000 worth of construction tools.

Welding machines, a generator, a plasma cutter and a pressure washer were among the items taken from the yard, which is located in the 17000 block of Highway 46 East near Shandon.

The theft occurred sometime between 10 p.m. last Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday.

People with information that could help detectives arrest the suspects can call the Sheriff’s Department at 781-4553, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 549-7867. Information can also be shared by going to www.slotips.org.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects.