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Man arrested for stealing backhoe

Posted at 10:03 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 13:03:30-04

A man was arrested after witnesses reported him using a stolen backhoe.

On September 4, KCSO received a call about a stolen backhoe being used in the 11000 block of Round Mountain Road. When KCSO arrived on scene, they found 48-year-old Pete Figueroa in possession of the backhoe. Officers were able to match the backhoe to one that was reported stolen from a construction company in August.

Figueroa was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle/ tractor.