$31,000 in stolen lawn equipment recovered, 1 arrested

Photo Source: Longview PD
Photo Source: Longview PD

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On September 15, 2010 at around 12:30 p.m., Longview Officers responded to a theft call at Bagley Tractor and Equipment at 3709 South Eastman Road.

Officers arrived and found that sometime during the previous night, an unknown suspect cut the fence surrounding the property and stole three zero turn riding lawnmowers and a twelve foot flatbed utility trailer worth a total of $31,776.80.

Through their investigation, Longview Detectives were able to locate the stolen equipment from Longview and surrounding areas and arrest suspect 26-year-old Justin Laroy Fagan of 711 Owens Street in Longview.

Fagan has been charged with theft (3rd degree felony) and has been booked into the Gregg County Jail. The stolen property has been returned to Bagley Tractor.