Police: Local Teen Tried to Sell $24K in Stolen Construction Machinery on Craigslist
While not the brightest idea ever, you can't deny the fact that this kid is enterprising. According to the Times Herald Record, a 16 year old Port Jervis teenager was arrested after allegedly stealing a 2010 Bobcat Skid Steer, from the Delaware River bridge construction site on Interstate 84, worth about $24,000...and then having the gall to try to sell it on Craigslist. A sale was arranged with a purchaser from Ossining. which is when the police made the arrest.
The skid steer was returned to it's owner. The teenager was arraigned on a charge of 3rd degree Grand Larceny and released to the custody of his father.