Juveniles confessed to taking farm equipment from a barn located between Gardner and Edgerton. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the theft of a 1993 Kawasaki Mule, flatbed single axle bumper tilt trailer and a black Polar Trailer on Aug. 25. The equipment was likely stolen sometime between Aug. 22 and Aug. 25.
The property was located and returned to owners thanks to a tip from the public. Gardner Police stopped a suspect vehicle pulling the Kawasaki Mule.
Investigators from the county arrested three juvenile males who live near Gardner. They confessed, and charges are pending.