3 Years Behind Bars for Man Accused of Stealing Skid Steer

The skid steer was valued at $80,000.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man has been sent to prison for three years for stealing a Bobcat skid-steer loader from the Ward County Highway Department.

Thirty-year-old Michael Schell must also serve three years of probation and pay more than $1,100 in court costs for stealing the skid steer valued at $80,000 last January.

Investigators sent a cigarette butt and vape with a cartridge found in the skid steer the North Dakota State Crime Lab. DNA evidence led them to Schell.

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