Reward is offered for return of stolen Bobcat
by By GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2013 | 1631 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A BOBCAT skid steer somewhat like the one above is missing and the owner is offering a significant reward for its return. An arrest has been made, but detectives said the machine has not been recovered. Detective Steve Ross of the Cleveland Police Department said the machine has several distinct markings on it.
A BOBCAT skid steer somewhat like the one above is missing and the owner is offering a significant reward for its return. An arrest has been made, but detectives said the machine has not been recovered. Detective Steve Ross of the Cleveland Police Department said the machine has several distinct markings on it.
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Cleveland Police are searching for a piece of heavy equipment taken Dec. 22 from a site in the Michigan Avenue/Stuart Road area.

According to Cleveland Police Department detective Steve Ross, Robert Lee reported his Bobcat 320 had been stolen.

Investigators learned of a suspect and have made an arrest.

According to Ross, Mark Rymer, 38, was arrested and charged with theft over $10,000.

“The Bobcat skid steer has some distinct markings and we believe it is still in the area of Bradley County,” said Ross.

Investigators allege Rymer has likely “hidden” the piece of equipment.

“Mr. Lee is offering a significant reward for the return, or information leading to the return of his property,” Ross said.

Anyone having information can contact Ross at 728-7311 and follow the voice prompts to connect with Cleveland Police Department.

- Bradley County officials are investigating a burglary which was reported at a Benton Pike residence Tuesday.

According to a report filed by deputy Chad Nave, Dennis Buckner said he returned home and discovered an Xbox game system had been taken.

Buckner said the door to his home had not been secured at the time of the theft.

The game system was valued at $400.

Criminal Investigations Division detectives were notified of the theft and investigation is ongoing.

- Cleveland Police also filed a report for a car burglary victim.

Taylor Gilstrap said someone entered his Nissan Altima and took a Panasonic radio and some loose change.

No identification numbers were immediately available regarding the radio, according to a report filed by officer Michael Harris.

Gilstrap estimated his loss at $103.