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Detectives find stolen loader abandoned in church parking lot

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Detectives find stolen loader abandoned in church parking lot

By Natalie Crofts | Posted - Jun. 24, 2015 at 4:48 p.m.

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WEST HAVEN, Weber County — The front-end loader stolen from a construction site was recovered Wednesday, but detectives are still looking for the people responsible for the theft.

The Komatsu PT250-5 tractor was abandoned in the parking lot of a church belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ogden, according to the Weber County Sheriff’s Department. The building is located at 1550 Rushton Street.

The front-end loader is valued at $130,000, according to investigators. It was stolen between 6 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday from an Ormond Construction site at 2700 West and 3400 South in West Haven.

Anyone with information about those responsible for the theft can contact the Weber County Sheriff’s Office by calling 801-778-6631.

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