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