W. Pa. Police Find Huge Cache of Stolen Tools

Tue March 09, 2010 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) Police in western Pennsylvania said a search of the home of a man charged with burglary turned up enough stolen items to fill a tractor-trailer.

Police in Bethel Park said they arrested Andrew McQuiston on March 5 while he was leaving a house that had been burglarized. When they searched his home, they said they found hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of tools and other items.

Investigators said the search turned up enough tools and heavy equipment to fill a 53-ft. trailer.

Bethel Park police Chief John Mackey said many of the items appear to have come from construction sites nearby and in Pittsburgh and Washington County.

McQuiston declined to comment on the charges March 9. He is free on bond pending a preliminary hearing.




Today's top stories

Longview Bridge and Road Reconstructs Texarkana Highway

VIDEO: AGC, Partners Urge Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Tennessee Aims to Ease Traffic Woes Along I-40

Engcon Selected As Preferred Supplier by John Deere

HNTB Inks Five-Year Deal To Serve As Exclusive Sponsor Of ARTBA Industry Leader Development Program

Gulf Restoration Project Due to Begin in Barataria Bay

Sennebogen 870 Meets All Challenges At Busy Port

AGC Members Discuss 'Focus Four' at Safety Conference








ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo