Tioga County Sheriff’s officials say they’ve recovered a piece of construction equipment that was reported stolen in the Town of Spencer at the end of September but the investigation is continuing.

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Authorities reported the Caterpillar skid steer and Bobcat grapple attachment were taken between September 28 and October 1.

Deputies November 1 arrested 24-year-old Zachary Dean of Waverly in connection with the theft and charged him with grand larceny.

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He’s been ordered to appear in town of Spencer Court in December.

Authorities say they expect to make additional arrests and file additional charges.

The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement thanking the public for their help and tips that resulted in recovery of the stolen equipment.