Md. Police Dept. Drone Helps Find $394K In Stolen Construction Equipment From Multiple States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office says its drone program has helped recover from a Maryland man’s properties almost $400,000 worth of construction equipment stolen from other states.

According to a news release from the department, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted on March 9 by New Jersey State Police investigators.

NJSP said officers were conducting an investigation into multiple pieces of stolen heavy duty equipment and had identified an Elkton resident as a suspect.

“Based on the investigation they were moving one or two items at a time. This wasn’t one theft these were multiple thefts over a period of time and the property was being stored at the address,” says Lt. Michael Holmes with Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

Surveillance operations allegedly showed the suspect frequenting a piece of property in the 2000 block of Barksdale Road in Elkton.

Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams flew the drone in the area of the

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