Man Arrested for Stolen Excavators

By Matt Hicks

Credit: Broome County Sheriff's Office

Man Arrested for Stolen Excavators

October 4, 2012 Updated Oct 5, 2012 at 10:26 AM EST

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Vestal man is arrested after Broome County deputies find more than $60,000 in stolen construction equipment from across state lines.

Investigators said Mark Phillips, 26, was in possession of two of the machines from a business in Plainfield, N.H., on Oct. 2.

Upon arriving on a Town of Triangle property Thursday, they found a third excavator, which they discovered was stolen on Sept. 27 from a property in Salem, Va.

Phillips was arraigned in the Town of Chenango Court for criminal possession of stolen property in the second degree, a class C felony.

He was taken to the Broome County Correctional Facility without bail.