Farm Equipment Thefts 29 Sep 11

A crime alert has been issued, warning residents about farm equipment thefts in Stearns County.

Authorities say in Lake George Township, a 22-foot John Deere model 680 chisel plow was taken from a field. In Ashley Township, an air compressor, generator, hydraulic cylinder and a cement trowel were taken.

Both occurred over the past week.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Stearns County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.

Anyone with information can contact the authorities.