• Police: Thieves stole $50K in 4-H farm equipment


    OCALA, Fla. - Police are looking for thieves who took nearly $50,000 in farm equipment that was to be used to teach children about agriculture at Marion County's 4-H farm.
    Ocala police report that the thieves broke into a locked storage barn and took a utility truck, compact tractor and a riding lawn more.
    Officer Doug Russell says tire tracks were found near a cut fence at Grace Christian School.
    Russell tells the newspaper that a vehicle likely hauling a trailer backed up to the storage barn and loaded the equipment on.
    The Ocala Star-Banner reports that the equipment was purchased for children to use once the 4-H farm is operational.

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