Suspect Wanted In Hay Loader Theft

A hay loader vehicle was stolen Monday from a business near Ephrata and taken on what authorities described as a “joy ride”. Police say the vehicle was stolen from C&C Farms Trucking in the 10000 block of Rd 5 NW and drove it across a field hitting an irrigation pipe that resulted in around $1,000 damage. According to investigators the keys for the hay loader were left in the vehicle. The suspect remains at large.