Thieves drive away with contractor’s equipment in Dorset

DORSET Thieves drove away with three large pieces of construction equipment Monday in a middle of the night heist here.

Provincial police in Huntsville say that on February 6 they were called to contracting company located on Muskoka Road #117 in the Dorset area.

The owners reported that at 2:30 a.m. culprits entered the business compound, and left with the following equipment:

  • White 2004 Ford F550 pickup truck with a black dump box with Ontario licence plate of AW 90630.
  • Black 2001 18-foot flatbed trailer with Ontario licence plate K4525M.
  • Orange/black 2012 John Deere 35D excavator with bucket.

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The owners of Bacher Construction in Dorset report three pieces of equipment taken from a compound in their works yard Monday.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka on Twitter or Facebook.