Mitchell police and Mitchell Area Crimestoppers are asking for the public’s help. Sometime between 9 pm Friday and 6 am Saturday, a black colored boat trailer with a trailered green colored metal flat bottom boat and attached 25 horse power outboard motor were stolen. This boat and trailer were valued at $9,000.
The boat trailer was parked on the street in the 1300 block of North Rowley Street prior to the theft. The boat was recovered on Monday at around 2 pm by a fisherman who found the boat on the shore by the James River located about 4 miles southeast of Mitchell.
Also sometime between 3:30 am Sunday and 10 am Monday, a 2002 Shadow, 5’x8’ Cargo Trailer, green in color, was stolen from a parking spot located by the southwest corner of the shopping mall parking lot located at 1801 N. Main Street in Mitchell. The enclosed trailer and contents were valued at over $8,000.
The trailer was recovered parked in a fishing area across from the Lake Mitchell spillway by Highway 37. It appeared that someone attempted to forcibly enter the locked enclosed trailer.
If you have information in relation to this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at 996-1700. Remember that you do not have to identify yourself, and a CASH REWARD is available if it leads to the arrest of the subject or subjects involved.