Dorset Police rural crime workforce have arrested a 28-year-old man in reference to the suspected dealing with of stolen plant equipment.

The workforce arrested the person from south Dorset yesterday (Wednesday, September 30) following an allegation of his dealing with of a stolen dumper seize.

The person has been launched beneath investigation whereas the pressure’s enquiries proceed.

Dorset Police rural crime workforce stated: “A search has been carried out within the Swanage space and an additional merchandise has been seized by police as it’s suspected to be stolen.

“This Leica Roteo 35 Rotating Laser, which might price roughly £5000 to switch, has been seized.”

PC Sebastian Haggett of the Dorset Police rural crime workforce thanked the Dorset Particular Constabulary and Purbeck Police for aiding it in its investigations and the person’s arrest.

“The theft of instruments and plant equipment can have a devastating affect on companies and we’ll proceed to take strong motion to cease it,” he stated.

“In the event you recognise this Leica Roteo 35 Rotating Laser, we might ask you get in touch with any serials you could have in order that we are able to match it with the merchandise seized.”

Haggett stated anybody with any data ought to get in touch through the Dorset Polices rural crime workforce’s web site.

Earlier this week, round £500,000 of stolen farm gear was recovered throughout Shropshire by West Mercia Police.

The pressure stated the recoveries had been doable thanks to assist from the general public.

Earlier this month, two tractors price a mixed complete of £230,000 had been recovered by two cops, following data given to them by the general public.

Since then an additional two tractors, a pick-up truck, a JCB digger and a bowser containing 2,000L of gasoline have been recovered and returned to their homeowners.

West Mercia Police stated these thefts have been taking place throughout Shropshire over the previous a number of months, with the offenders dumping the gear close to the placement it was taken from.

Anybody with data regarding the thefts is requested to contact the Rural and Enterprise Workforce at Shrewsbury Police Station.