EPCSO recovers stolen construction equipment in Tornillo
Tornillo, TX (KTSM) — The El Paso County Sheriff's Department recovered a stolen backhoe in Tornillo, TX on Thursday. EPCSO initiated the investigation of the stolen construction equipment and went to the 600 block of Little Apalooza in Tornillo where Deputies found a backhoe matching the description of one that was reported missing out of Reeves County, TX.
EPCSO contacted the owners of the property and checked the backhoe and determined that it was indeed, the backhoe reported stolen out of Reeves. The backhoe was recovered and a criminal case was initiated by Deputies.
EPCSO say the investigation is ongoing and they have no additional information as to who was involved in the alleged theft of the construction equipment at this time.