Two men arrested in connection with stolen worksite equipment

$325,000 worth of equipment was recovered.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two men have been arrested for theft of $325,000 worth of equipment from worksites around Lincoln.

On June 25th, two bulldozers were stolen from the South Beltway construction project totaling a loss of $250,000.

On September 3rd, Hausmann Construction, Gregg Electric, and HEP reported the theft of two Bobcat skid loaders and other equipment totaling a loss of $68,600.

LSO had developed a couple of suspects, and one investigator spent the week working with the Missouri Highway Patrol conducting a follow up.

Skid loaders stolen from Hausmann Construction and Gregg Electric were seen in video footage in Missouri.

The two men arrested were 37-year-old Zachary Hoeb and 25-year-old Bailey Wadlow, both were working on the South Beltway Project.

Both men were lodged and jailed for theft by unlawful taking.

About $325,000 worth of equipment recovered included 2 bulldozers, a trailer, and two skid loaders all found in Missouri.

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