Arrested for Pawning Stolen Construction Equipment

September 28, 2010

A man wanted for pawning a piece of construction equipment reported stolen from a Manatee, Fla., business was arrested today in Tampa, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Adam T. Arena is facing charges of grand theft and dealing in stolen property, in connection with the theft of a backhoe from a rental business on 14th Street West.

Charged with grand theft after renting a $15,000 compact backhoe loader and pawning it.