Crime & Courts

Police seek tips on stolen surveying equipment, boat motor


SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information on two recent crimes, a theft and a burglary.

On Sept. 21, a victim reported the theft of surveyor equipment, including a surveyor GPS and GPS tripod, taken between 3 and 5 p.m. in the area of Old State and Barchard roads in rural Kirkland. Both items were taken the same day.

A burglary to a barn was reported Sept. 29 in the 13000 block of Route 34, Somonauk. A Johnson boat motor, gas tank and oil injection tank were reported stolen. The victim told police the burglary occurred sometime over the past week.

If you have information about the crime, vehicle or people involved, call DeKalb County Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272 or visit Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000, and you can remain anonymous.