Fifteen used utility poles, each 35 feet long, were stolen from a construction site on C-12, west of Struble, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office reported on Thursday.
At 8:05 a.m., the sheriff's office received a theft complaint for MidAmerican Energy. MidAmerican speculated that during the overnight hours of Wednesday and Thursday, unknown persons removed these poles from the ditch along C-12.
The value of each of these poles is estimated at $100 per pole.
Anyone with information on the theft is asked to contact the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office at (712) 546-8191.