Reward Offered In Theft of $45K Caterpillar Equipment



ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that the owner is offering a cash reward for information leading to the recovery of equipment stolen in November.

OCSO’s Public Information Officer, Richard Walker, said the owner of the model 239D Caterpillar is offering a reward of $1,000.

The Caterpillar model 239D worth $45,000 was last seen on November 16 at a location on Weatherford Road were it was being used.

The owner said the Caterpillar was left at the work site overnight while a part was being located to make a repair on the unit, Walker said.

If anyone has information on the Caterpillar’s location or those involved in its theft are asked to call the OCSO at 803-534-3550 or CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to:, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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