The Grand Junction Police Department and owners of an excavator stolen from a North 7th Street construction site are asking for help locating the equipment the people who took it.

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County reports sometime between 5 p.m. Thursday, August 16 and 6:30 a.m. someone entered the 7th Street road construction site, loaded, and drove off with a 1996 Yanmar model VOI50-3 excavator.

The stolen excavator is yellow with a green cab, serial number 30960B, and has a red equipment sticker plate bearing X577108. The excavator is valued at over $60,000.

If you know the location of the stolen excavator or have information that could lead law enforcement to the people who stole it, call Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-7867 or file a report online at the Crime Stoppers website.

All calls and online reports are completely anonymous and if the information provided leads to an arrest, the person providing that information is eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 without ever having to reveal their identity.

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