Over $5,000 in tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity home build project in Ogden

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A file photo shows some of the tools stolen from the Ogden job site Wednesday evening. (Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity Facebook photo)

OGDEN — An investigation is underway into the theft of construction tools Wednesday evening in Ogden.

The theft was reported by the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity on a home build project they’re currently managing. Executive Director Karmen Davenport says the trailer was found abandoned in a mobile home park after it was moved from the job site at 227 10th Street in Ogden.

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Inside the trailer were large tools – including a table saw, miter saw, an entire box of cordless battery-operated tools, drills and a siding stapler.

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Davenport says they’ve been getting close to finishing the project at 227 10th Street in Ogden.

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Many of the large tools are bright yellow DeWalt brand tools. Most of the battery operated tools are Milwaukee brand which are more of a red and black color.

Anyone with information should contact RCPD at 785-537-2112.

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