SALISBURY (AP) — A Massachusetts man hoping to make a few honest bucks during the region’s first snowstorm of the season instead found himself filing a police report.
Richard Hughes, of Salisbury, says someone stole his 10-year-old snowplow right out of his yard on Monday.READ MORE: 800 Nurses At St. Vincent Hospital In Worcester Preparing To Strike
The 53-year-old Hughes, a semi-retired contractor and property manager, says he hooks the plow to his truck every winter to make extra cash by clearing driveways and parking lots.
In good weather he stores the yellow, weather-beaten plow next to his garage.READ MORE: Miscommunication Between State, COVID Vaccine Site In Danvers Leaves Some Without Appointments
He says he “never dreamed in a 1,000 years someone would steal a plow weighing 700, 800 pounds.”
He’s offering a $100 reward for its return, far less than the $3,000 or so he says it would take to buy a used one.MORE NEWS: Skier Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Building At Nashoba Valley
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