Police continue investigation into stolen Caterpillars

A Caterpillar 262C skid-steer loader, similar to this model, was among three pieces of 'Cat' equipment stolen in a recent weekend theft in South Dundas.

RIVERSIDE HEIGHTS — Three pieces of heavy Caterpillar equipment were stolen from a storage lot in South Dundas, at a reported loss of nearly $100,000.

The equipment was last seen parked at the corner of of County Rd. 2 and County Rd. 8 (Church Rd.), on Friday, July 16. Construction company employees discovered the theft when they returned Monday morning, July 18, to retrieve and move machinery to a job site.

Missing are: a CAT262C skid steer valued at $57,000; a Caterpillar MB250 loader bucket valued at $6,000; and a Caterpillar PC205B coldplaner valued at $35,000.

A truck and trailer would have been required to take the items. The SD&G OPP ask if anyone saw any vehicles or equipment being removed from the location that weekend (between Fri., July 16 and the morning of Mon., July 18) to contact them at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS (8477).

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A Caterpillar cold planer.

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