Equipment theft reported along Route 64 in Carroll County

X739, image from John Deere's website

LANARK — Several pieces of lawn equipment were reported stolen along Illinois Route 64, according to a statement from Carroll County Crime Stoppers.

The theft happened just west of Lanark, the statement said, and was within about a five-hour window between 8 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. on Friday, June 16th.

Officials say the items stolen were:

  • A black enclosed Legend trailer, 7 ft. x 14 ft. with Illinois registration 312566TC
  • A John Deere X739 four-wheel drive mower with arm rests
  • A John Deere 60HC mower deck
  • A John Deere push mower
  • Two Stihl trimmers
  • A Stihl leaf blower
  • A Stihl hedge trimmer
  • Miscellaneous yard care supplies

At 1:17 p.m. on Friday, video footage captured a black pickup pulling the trailer eastward on Illinois Route 64 from Route 73 in Lanark.

Anyone with information about the crime has been asked to call Crime Stoppers at 815-244-7867.