Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — A 27-year-old Owensboro male was arrested after law enforcement think he stole a John Deer Gator, a variety of lawn devices and a utility trailer.

On Tuesday, a corporal states he responded to two separate theft problems the place a John Deer Gator valued at $13,000 and lawn products worthy of $1,205 had been stolen. In accordance to the sheriff’s office environment, an ATMOS Electrical power utility trailer was also stolen on the very same working day.

Deputies say they formulated a auto of desire after it was seen in the region of thefts. That automobile was a white, Chevrolet 2500Hd with a utility mattress and the organization title of “Osmose Utility Provider INC” on the doors.

In accordance to law enforcement officials, the truck was outfitted with a GPS gadget that linked it to the places where by the thefts previously took place. Right after more investigations, officials say they had been in a position to safe a lookup warrant for the suspect’s residence. Deputies inform us the look for warrant led regulation enforcement officers to obtain around $40,000 truly worth of stolen machines.

Officials say a utility trailer valued at $3,000 had been noted stolen out of Spencer County, Ind. was recovered. The lawn products was reported to be recovered in a ditch the place it had been discarded. On top of that, the ATMOS utility trailer and John Deer Gator had been recovered. DCSO suggests when they uncovered the Gator, it was almost wholly dismantled.

Nicholas C. Small, 27, was arrested and charged with:

  • Receiving Stolen Assets $500-<$100
  • Burglary 3rd Degree
  • TBUT $1000-<$1,000,000
  • TBUT $1000-<$10,000
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence (2 counts)

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected.