Metro Crime Stoppers offer cash reward for stolen farm equipment

Metro Crime Stoppers offer cash reward for stolen farm equipment
Investigators say the vehicle the thieves were driving was last seen headed south on Highway 49 towards Stone County./Photo credit: Crime Stoppers
Investigators say the vehicle the thieves were driving was last seen headed south on Highway 49 towards Stone County./Photo credit: Crime Stoppers

FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) - This is a press release from Crime Stoppers. 

Investigators with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Metro Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for tips that lead to arrest(s) and recovery of stolen farm equipment.

Investigators say the theft took place on Saturday, March 11, at a farm on the Forrest-Stone County line.

Investigators say the vehicle the thieves were driving was last seen headed south on Highway 49 towards Stone County.

  • One 25 foot Gooseneck Custom Built Trailer
  • One Kuhn Hay Cutter
  • One Vermeer Rebel 5410 Hay Baler

"This is a very serious crime. The farm equipment they stole cost thousands of dollars. Give us a call so we can help the owners recover their hard-earned property. No one has the right to just drive off with it."

Please call us at 601-582-STOP(7867) with your tips," says Diane James, Coordinatorof Metro Crime Stoppers.

"If your tip results in an arrest, you'll be paid cash money," says James. "We know how hard our Mississippi farmers work just to stay on their feet, we know that someone can speak up and help us find out who did this."