Deputies investigating theft of construction equipment

Deputies investigating theft of construction equipment
A skid steer like this one was stolen from a St. Helena Island construction site. (Source: Beaufort Co. Sherrif's Office)

ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Beaufort County deputies are investigating the theft of heavy equipment from a construction site.

Someone stole a 2012 Caterpillar model 257B3 Skid Steer from a site on Shiney Road between Monday and Tuesday, deputies say. The skid steer is yellow and black with an open cab on rubber tracks with a bucket on the front and a JH Hires Construction sticker.

The skid steer is valued at $40,000, deputies say.

Anyone with information is asked to call PFC Abell at 843-255-3436 or call Beaufort County Dispatch at 843-524-2777.

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