Heavy machine stolen from front yard in Nanaimo

A log splitter was taken from a home construction site on Portsmouth Road last weekend

A suspect or suspects managed to steal heavy equipment last weekend in Nanaimo.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, a log splitter was stolen from the front yard of a home construction site on Portsmouth Road sometime overnight Sept. 16-17. The thief or thieves cut the machine’s hydraulic lines and unbolted and stole the splitter. The DHT 22-ton log splitter has the serial No. 00019. According to the manufacturer, the DHT 22 model weighs 580 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

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