Thousands in damages done to equipment at gravel pit - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Thousands in damages done to equipment at gravel pit

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Theowner of Summit Construction, John Beaty, is offering a reward for anyone whocan help him find the person responsible for vandalizing equipment at hisbusiness's gravel lot just down KAIT road.

"I want to find out whodid it and I want them to pay for it," said Beaty.

Two of Beaty's machineswere damaged. There was broken glass, busted doors and parts of the equipmentbroken off.

"I think they were tryingto get into the machine and it was locked up," he said. "They used theexcavator to tear the screens and break the glass."

Beaty anticipates theprice of the damage could be anywhere between $25,000 to $50,000.

He said he's offering $1,000to anyone who can give information as to who was responsible. If the trespassersare convicted, he'll give up to $5,000.

If you have anyinformation, contact John Beaty at 870 926-7512.

Copyright 2014 KAIT. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Man recently released from jail shot to death in St. Louis

    Man recently released from jail shot to death in St. Louis

    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 19:06:06 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities say a man shot to death on a St. Louis street near Interstate 70 had been released from jail only a week earlier.

    Authorities say a man shot to death on a St. Louis street near Interstate 70 had been released from jail only a week earlier.

  • A-State's disaster preparedness program ranked as top in nation

    A-State's disaster preparedness program ranked as top in nation

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:30:28 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:42:43 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University’s Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness was honored recently by a college ranking website, College Choice.

    Arkansas State University’s Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness was honored recently by a college ranking website, College Choice.

  • Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:05:02 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:36:46 GMT
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

Powered by Frankly