Thousands of dollars in lawn mowing equipment stolen from home in Webster Co.


WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Thousands of dollars worth of lawn mowing equipment has been stolen from a home in Webster County. That’s according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Office.

According to an officer, a white F-250 pickup truck along with a black 16-foot trailer was taken from a home in Diamond early Friday morning.

The trailer had three lawn mowers (2 scags and 1 toro), several weed eaters, a chain saw, and some tools.

The pickup truck’s Kentucky license plate number is 456275. The trailer’s license plate number is 077345. It’s a single axle black trailer, with a fold down ramp.

According to a viewer, the equipment was taken from his mother and step dad, who run a business called Gardner Mowing Service in Webster County.

Authorities say the suspects are on their way to Evansville based on witness statements and video surveillance throughout the area.

In the surveillance video, you can see two white men and one of them goes inside the Redwood Deli and Market gas station; the other stays outside pumping gas into a late model red Nissan pickup truck.

One of the men has a large burn scar on his left shoulder.

The two men seen in the surveillance video are wanted for questioning in the theft.

Authorities have contacted EPD about the incident.

If you have any information about this theft, you’re asked to call Webster County Sheriff’s Office at 270-639-5067.

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(This story was originally published on September 13, 2019)

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