On January 31st, Hazleton State Police began investigating the theft of an ATV from 1966 State Route 940 in Hazle Township.
Video footage obtained during a neighborhood canvas of the area showed a dark colored pickup truck with a custom flat bed with wooden or metal sides pulling the orange and black 2014 Honda Rancher ATV from the victim's yard with one suspect riding the ATV.
Daytime video from 01-19-19 showed a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved in the ATV theft. The vehicle involved appears to be a maroon or burgundy in color, four door Dodge Dakota pickup truck with a custom short flat bed with a high black metal divider separating the cab from the bed of the truck. The truck also has custom metal or wooden rails on the sides.
The Dodge Dakota Pickup truck associated with this investigation appears to be a 1997-2004 model truck. PSP Hazleton is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured vehicle / owner.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Trooper Beaver at PSP Hazleton, 570-459-3890.