Mini-excavator stolen in Giles County

Mini-excavator, stolen from Giles County.
Mini-excavator, stolen from Giles County.(Giles County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 26, 2022 at 12:17 PM EDT
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GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The Giles County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a mini-excavator that was stolen July 3.

Deputies say the excavator was stolen from Ripplemead, which is east of Pearisburg.

The excavator was seen on surveillance footage on a trailer being pulled behind a white Ford four-door truck with dual rear wheels. The truck has chrome trim around the fender wells, along with chrome step rails, wheels, and front bumper. The truck was pulling a 3-axle gooseneck lowboy style trailer. The surveillance footage showed the truck traveling west on Rt. 460 toward West Virginia.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Giles County Sheriff’s Office at 540-921-3842.

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