Photo of the stolen equipment provided by the HCSO.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office located and returned two pieces of heavy machinery today, that were reported stolen out of Ferndale last week.

“Recovered!” the Sheriff’s Office wrote on social media. “Thanks to the help of a citizen tip, Sheriff’s deputies were able to locate a mini-excavator and skid steer that were stolen from a job site in the Ferndale area.”

Deputies found the equipment on 27,000 block of Highway 36. No arrests have been reported in connection to the stolen equipment at this time.