Items worth almost $10,000 stolen from sheds in Mahomet

MAHOMET — Several thousand dollars' worth of items were stolen from two unlocked sheds on a Mahomet property between last fall and last week, according to Champaign County sheriff's deputies.

Sgt. Dan Coile said the owner of the property on County Road 100 E, about 2 miles north of Mahomet, reported to the sheriff's office last Friday that several items were missing from two sheds.

Among the missing items were a Bobcat with a bucket attachment, a manure spreader, two grain wagons, a pull-behind cart for a lawn mower, a welding stand, arc welder, a washer, dryer and refrigerator, with a total value of $9,900.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call the sheriff's office at 384-1213 or Champaign County Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477.Information may also be sent anonymously online at http://www.373tips.com or by cellphone text message by sending CCTIP plus the information to CRIMES (274637).

Crimestoppers will pay a reward if the information leads an arrest. Cash rewards are also paid for information on other felony crimes or fugitives in the Champaign County area.

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