O’Brien County authorities are investigating the theft of an outboard boat motor that was taken off a boat it was mounted on while being stored in a machine shed southeast of Hartley.
The theft occurred sometime on the evening of August fourth into the early morning of August fifth. Authorities say the building had been forcibly entered.
Anyone with information into the incident is asked to contact the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office at (712) 957-3415. A 400-dollar reward is being offered through the Crime Dusters program.