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      Suspected Thieves Nab Over $80,000 in Heavy Equipment in Danville

      {}Danville, VA - The Danville Police Department is investigating a theft of over $80,000 in heavy equipment.Early on Monday morning, a tractor trailer was used to steal three pieces of heavy equipment from two Danville businesses.{} Two were stolen from Collie Equipment on Industrial Avenue.{} A third piece of equipment was stolen from Riverside Equipment Rentals in Westover Drive.The stolen pieces of equipment are described as:1){}{} {}Kubota tractor (Model L4701HST) with front end loader (Model LA765) - $32,7562){}{} {}Kubota tractor (Model L3901HST) - $22,4493){}{} {}2004 Hitachi excavator (Model Zaxis 35 U) - $25,000Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crime stoppers at(434) 793-0000, or via our crime tips line online at crimetips@ci.danville.va.us.Information given will remain confidential. Citizens who contact Crimestoppers by telephone may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.