Deputies are investigating the burglary of an Abbeville construction site in which someone stole about $11,000 worth of tools from a storage building, according to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Construction workers from L&R Construction, of Kaplan, reported the theft around 7:30 a.m. Monday after a weekend away from the work site, the Sheriff’s Office said. The burglary happened after the workers left on Saturday.
Stolen items include two Stihl chainsaws, two laser levels, grade rods, a Makita gas-powered saw and a Precision workstation.
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the crime.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office criminal investigations division at (337) 898-4403.