Two Charged In Craig County John Deere Backhoe Theft

Friday, February 13th 2015, 6:39 pm
By: News On 6

Craig County Sheriff's Office arrested two men they say say stole a John Deere backhoe and other equipment from a construction company.

James Paul Davis of Vinita and Justin Scott Tune of Chetopa, Kansas, are charged in the thefts.

Court records say the two men stole a Model 310SG John Deere backhoe and nine batteries from Contech Construction Company on January 16, 2015.

Tune, 36, and the 38-year-old Davis are also charged with larceny of an automobile and knowingly concealing stolen property. All three are felony charges, according to court records.