Champaign authorities investigate thefts

Posted: Updated:

CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in its investigation into two thefts that took place during the month of August.

Champaign authorities say the first incident happened in the 900 block of East County Road 2400 North in Condit Township during the overnight hours of August 3 and 4..  Deputies say an unknown person or persons took a white-colored 2002 Ford F-250 "Cross Construction" pickup truck, a 1978 black-framed homemade trailer, and a Caterpillar Skid Steer with an attached high-flow wheel saw.  The estimated value of the stolen property is about $53,000.

The second incident happened in the 800 block of West Ford Harris Road in Hensley Township during the overnight hours of August 24 and 25.  Authorities say an unknown person or persons took a Tory Built 27 ton log splitter, with an estimated value of $1,400.

Deputies say they believe both incidents to be related at this time.  If you have any information regarding these incidents, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 384-8477.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

Current Conditions
/
  • Current Events

  • Current EventsMore>>

  • Coats for Kids Drive

    Coats for Kids Drive

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    More \232a

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    More \232a
  • Agribusiness Today

    Agribusiness Today

    Get your agribusiness report here!

    More \232a

    Get your agribusiness report here!

    More \232a
  • Web Exclusives

    Web Exclusives

    Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.More \232a
    Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.More \232a