Detectives and officers from Staffordshire Police executed a number of warrants and arrested four men in connection with a number of tractors that were stolen earlier this year.
The warrants were executed at three addresses in Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Walsall on February 28 following an investigation after six tractors worth over £100,000 were taken from Yoxall in East Staffordshire between 4pm on Friday, January 18 and midday on Sunday. January 20.
Following a search at a farm near Stapleton in Leicestershire, two types of plant equipment, believed to have been stolen from Coven in 2017, and a trailer believed to have been stolen from Nottinghamshire in 2013, were seized.
Colleagues from Leicestershire Police also attended to assist officers.
A 36-year-old man from Leicester was arrested on suspicion of burglary, a 22-year-old man from Walsall and a 44-year-old man from Warwickshire were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary and a 32-year-old man from Leicester was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.
They have since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.