$200,000 in Farm Equipment Stolen in Pecatonica, Names of 4 Men Still Wanted
A huge robbery went down in Pecatonica, Illinois back in January and there still four men on the loose. WIFR
Two men were taken into custody but four others are still wanted here in Winnebago County. Here are the four mean that are still wanted:
Patrick G. Peters, of Lansing, Ill
Anthony Peters, of Lansing, Ill
Jason L. Schaffer, of Hazel Crest, Ill
Jermel Pettway, of Chicago, Ill
The theft went down on Jan 4th at NITE Equipment, which is located at 2388 North Conger Road in Pecatonica According to NITE Equipment numerous trailers, a Skid-Steer, numerous tools and a Ford F550 was stolen that evening.
The total dollar amount of the equipment stolen was around $200,000. This seemed like a well thought out job, with six individuals showing up in trucks and making away with this large haul.
Two other men have been arrested in connection to these crimes:
Julian Sherman, of Lansing, Ill.
Logan Paterson, of Crown Point, Ind
If you have any leads, information on where any of these four individual might be you are asked to contact Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-282-2600 or you can call Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.
Did you know that the largest theft in Illinois history, took place in Chicago? Over two million dollars in securities and cash was stolen from a train. "Bandits" got onboard and forced postal clerks to surrender sacks filled with the two million in securities...Oh, this took place in 1924. Those sneaky bandits. HMDB
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