$19,000 of stolen lumber recovered in Kittitas Co.

$19,000 of stolen lumber recovered in Kittitas Co.

The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office recovers two semi trailer loads of stolen lumber worth about $19,000.

The lumber was recovered on Monday off of Manastash Road. Detectives were originally looking for a stolen tractor with a backhoe back on December 11th and located the stolen lumber then.

The stolen tractor, along with the stolen lumber, were recovered and 40-year-old Jose Villegas was arrested.

Mr. Villegas is currently being held on an immigration detainer in a Federal holding facility.