Caterpillar Site Hit By Thieves
Someone stole a $15,000 ATV, among other items, from a construction site in Athens, Ga..
Officials from Gray Construction and from Plateau Excavation—both working on the new Caterpillar site—reported a burglary at the construction site. It happened sometime between Tuesday night at 6:30 and 6am on Wednesday.
According to an incident report filed with the Athens Clarke County Police Department, someone went into an unlocked storage trailer belonging to Gray Construction and took three extension cords and three gas cans. Thieves also stole a red $15,000 ATV and damaged the ignition switch of another ATV. They also stole batteries from various pieces of heavy-duty equipment.
Someone went into an unlocked trailer, where workers would meet, and partially ripped a television off the wall, trying to steal it. It was lying against a trailer wall, the report said.