Construction equipment stolen from parking lot
Wednesday afternoon, Officer Caleb Davis with the Orange Police Dept., responded to a call in the 1600 block of 16th St., in reference to a theft that occurred at the Home Depot store in the 600 block of Strickland Dr.
Upon arrival, Officer Davis met with Marcus Cato, who told him that an unknown suspect removed a Porter Cable 1.6 Hp air compressor from his vehicle. Cato told police that the compressor was in the back of his truck, and belongs to Basco Construction Co. of Nederland.
At the time of the call, Cato could not provide officers with a serial number or model number of the compressor, which is valued at $250.
Cato told police that he wishes to file charges against the person who took the compressor, on behalf of Basco Construction Co., if the suspect is located.