Officers seeking suspect in larceny of trailer

The man suspected of stealing a trailer with scrap metal inside is driving this early-2000s model GMC Sierra, seen here in surveillance footage. (Courtesy photo)

BIG RAPIDS — Police are asking the public for help to find the man they suspect of stealing a trailer late last month.

Security footage shows a man suspected of stealing a trailer filled with scrap metal on March 31. Big Rapids Department of Public Safety detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man. (Courtesy photo)

Detectives from the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety are searching for white man in his early 40s with a slender build, who drives an early-2000s red GMC Sierra extended cab truck, according to a release from Detective Brian Miller.

The man is wanted in connection with the March 31 larceny of a yellow 2000 Lone Wolf trailer. The larceny wasn’t reported to DPS until April 12.

The trailer has red wheels, a drop-back frame with a spare tire in the front. It was filled with approximately $1,500 worth of scrap metal.

Footage obtained from a business across the street from a worksite showed the suspect getting gas prior to hooking the trailer to his truck and heading north on North State Street.

Anyone with information about the man should contact DPS at (231) 527-0005.

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