need the public's help to try and identify a vehicle that is tied to the theft of construction equipment from the Andover Road project near the Bloomfield Township Municipal Complex.
Surveillance footage from nearby township facilities show a suspicious, dark-colored Ford Super Duty pickup truck leaving the scene towing a non-descript trailer and Bobcat front loader from the construction site near the intersection of Andover and Exeter roads at about 7:30 p.m. July 13, police reports said. The items are collectively valued at $42,000.
The roadway, which also leads to , was closed from Exeter to Telegraph Road in mid-June for complete reconstruction. Also nearby are the The , the Bloomfield Township Senior Services Center and the .
Reports show that an employee with Koala-T Construction, Inc., discovered the company trailer and Bobcat missing from the site early this week.
The video is an important lead, but was taken from a distance and did not produce and any still photos that are of good enough quality to release publicly, Sgt. Kurtis Dudek said.
unanimously approved that is partially funded by tri-party agreements with Oakland County and the Road Commission of Oakland County. The road, which had not had serious maintenance in more than 15 years, was in very poor condition and was closed in mid-June. The project was slated for completion by September, and it was unclear Thursday if the equipment theft would lead to any significant delays.
Anyone with information about the vehicle or the incidents is encouraged to call the department’s investigations division at 248-433-7752.