Reward offered for excavator, trailer stolen in Las Cruces

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information that helps locate a stolen $50,000 excavator. Las Cruces Police Department said the excavator was stolen from a job site earlier this month. According to LCPD, the 2016 Caterpillar 305E2 Excavator was parked in a fenced yard at a job site on the 2400 block of S. Main Street. Police said the excavator was reported stolen on Feb. 10 and the contractor believes it was taken some time between the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 7 and Monday, Feb. 10.