$230,000 Stolen bulldozer recovered with assistance from Westpac Rescue Helicopter at Bridport

Since the 12th April 2019, Scottsdale Police have been investigating the stealing of a $230,000 Case 850K bulldozer from a property on Bridport Road, Bridport.

On 24th April 2019, with the assistance of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, officers located the machine hidden within a gum plantation, around 1 kilometre from its original location.

The bulldozer was still in working condition and was returned to its owner after forensic examination.

Investigations are on-going in relation to the offenders.

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