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Deputies recover Gator UTV stolen from Elder Grove School

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BILLINGS, Mont. -

UPDATE: Yellowstone County Sheriff's Deputies recovered the Gator UTV that was reported stolen from Elder Grove School Wednesday. 

According to Sheriff Mike Linder, the Gator was recovered on some property near a residence west of Billings, not far from the school.

He says there is some damage to the vehicle, but there is no estimate on just how much.

Linder says a suspect has been identified, but no official arrests have been made at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. 


Elder Grove School is asking for your help in locating their stolen Gator.

According to Elder Grove Superintendent Justin Klebe, the Gator was stolen at 2:36 p.m. on Wednesday.

Klebe tells us the Gator was purchased by fundraising throughout their community in 2010. He says it cost about $20,000 when they purchased it. 

Elder Grove uses the Gator to transport goods throughout their large campus, lawn work, snow removal, and much more. 

He says the vehicle is used on a daily basis. 

If you have any information on the whereabouts of their vehicle, you are asked to call the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office at (406) 256-2929.

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