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Scott Police searching for truck involved in off-road vehicle theft

Posted at 9:24 AM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-09 10:24:04-05

The Scott Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating an off-road vehicle that was stolen on Monday.

Police say the vehicle, a 2010 Polaris Ranger, was stolen from a fenced-off area that was secured with a lock. The suspects, according to police, cut the lock in order to gain access to the vehicle.

Stolen UTV courtesy Scott Police Department


Surveillance footage reviewed by the department allegedly show the suspects exiting a vehicle and loading the Ranger into a trailer. Police say the theft happened just after midnight on January 7.

The suspect vehicle is described by police as a light colored 2007-2013 GMC or Chevrolet Truck with dual rear wheels. Surveillance video shows that the truck was towing at 30+ foot, tandem axle enclosed trailer at the time of the theft.

Suspect vehicle with trailer courtesy Scott Police Department
Suspect vehicle with trailer courtesy Scott Police Department

Police say one of the trailers rear lights is not working.

Anyone with information on the theft or the whereabouts of any of the vehicles or suspects is asked to contact the Scott Police Department at 337-889-5105 or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.