Video shows Illinois man driving stolen backhoe to airport to catch flight

Video shows Illinois man driving stolen backhoe to airport to catch flight

MARION, Ill. (WTVO) – An Illinois man has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing a backhoe and driving about 10 miles to catch a flight at an airport. Deputies in Williamson County say they were alerted to the alleged theft on May 18, following a call about a “suspicious” backhoe found parked in the lot at the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois. “A few moments later the owner of the backhoe arrived on scene and identified the equipment as …