Stolen backhoe in Gorham found

This is a picture of a similar backhoe stolen from the Union Pacific Railroad yard in Gorham (Source: Jackson County SO).
This is a picture of a similar backhoe stolen from the Union Pacific Railroad yard in Gorham (Source: Jackson County SO).

GORHAM, IL (KFVS) - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office recovered a backhoe that was stolen from a Union Pacific Railroad's storage facility in Gorham.

According to Deputy Ronald Stanton, the theft happened early Saturday at the Union Pacific Railroad storage facility.

The backhoe was found abandoned in a machine shed near Jones Ridge Road and Levee Road, about nine miles from where it have been stolen.

The backhoe is described as a 2010 John Deere, Model 310J, with a Union Pacific decal on the hood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at (618) 684-2177.

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