ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Today Crime Stoppers and Winnebago County Sheriff's investigators need your help to identify the individuals responsible
for a burglary and theft which took place at the Northern Illinois Service Company property located at 4781 Sandy Hollow Road.
The first incident took place during the second or third week of March. Burglars broke into a locked utility trailer and took a red Honda 3500 Watt generator, an orange Stihl steelcut saw, a blue fermanite hydraulic pump, a competition machine, 10 cutting blades and other heavy guage steel parts related to excavating equipment. Several pieces of equipment had red and white company logo's attached. Thieves struck again between Friday April 13th and Monday April 16th. On that occasion they cut and removed approximately 300 feet of heavy guaged wire from two conveyer belts and also took several power plugs. The overall loss to the company is in excess of $80,000. Crime Stoppers will pay a one thousand dollar reward for information which helps solves these crimes. If you have information regarding this case or have information about other criminal activity or wanted subjects, please Call Crime Stoppers at 963-7867 or toll free at 1-888-769-STOP. Remember when you call us, we never ask your name, our phones do not have caller ID and we do pay cash rewards.