KTLO, By Staff, Jan. 26, 2022
Izard County authorities have recovered approximately $400,000 in stolen items, including automobiles, trailers and heavy construction and industrial equipment. Following the recovery, 35-year-old Blake Sutherland of Brockwell was taken into custody.
The owner of property on Newburg Road who resides out of state reported the theft of a 1966 Kenworth Day-Cab Truck with $100,000 or more in concrete construction equipment, a 1991 Jeep Wrangler, a gooseneck trailer with $80,000 worth of concrete construction stored inside, a Ford F350 flatbed with aluminum walk boards, scaffolding and an industrial generator. The three vehicles, two trailers, construction and industrial equipment were valued by the owner at $291,000.
After identifying a person of interest, search warrants were issued for properties on Chapel Hill and Jumbo roads.