The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public to identify a man who is wanted in connection with the theft of a dump truck.
On Tuesday, March 14, at around 12:30 a.m., the driver of a white SUV (pictured below) dropped off the male suspect at Marion Oaks Storage located at 150 Marion Oaks Boulevard in Ocala, according to MCSO.
In a social media post, the sheriff’s office stated that the male suspect (pictured below) entered the fenced-in area of the business and allegedly attempted to burglarize a vehicle. The male suspect also allegedly tried to break the lock on the gate in an attempt to disengage the mechanical component, which caused approximately $500 worth of damage.
MCSO stated that the male suspect proceeded to steal a blue 2006 Peterbilt dump truck (pictured below) and left the area.
If you have any information about this man’s identity, the white SUV he arrived in, or the whereabouts of the blue Peterbilt dump truck, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office asks that you call 352-732-9111.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP (7867), and reference 23-19 in your tip. If you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.