Yesterday afternoon around 3:20pm, it was reported to the Alaska State Troopers that unknown individuals had damaged a Fiat Allis dozer in a gravel pit at Mile 131 of the Sterling Highway in Ninilchik.
Trooper investigation revealed the individual had poured an unknown substance into the fuel tank causing significant damage to the dozer.
Damage was estimated at $6,000.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907) 235-8239.