Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the theft of a DNR-owned off-road vehicle (ORV) and trailer that occurred between 4 p.m. on Friday, July 10, and 9 a.m. today.
The equipment was being stored in a fenced, secure area behind the property office at J.E. Roush Fish & Wildlife Area at 517 N. Warren Road in Huntington, where employees discovered an open gate, cut lock and the absence of the equipment this morning.
The missing ORV is a green 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500 with Indiana ORV registration OR9994RE and the number 14T9966 displayed on the ORV. The VIN is 4XACH50A5YD424491. The ORV also has a metal DNR tag attached, displaying the number 95608.
The missing trailer is a 2000 Schwartz aluminum ORV trailer with license plate 21036. The VIN is 1S9U4701XYN383121. The trailer also has a metal DNR tag attached with the number 95698.
Anyone with information on the person or persons responsible for this theft or the location of the equipment should contact ICO Central Dispatch at 812-837-9536 or ICO District 2 Headquarters at 260-244-3720. Information can also be emailed to ICODist2@dnr.IN.gov