The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of a John Deer riding Mower, Model X300 taken from KanEquip Inc. at 18035 E. Hwy 24, Wamego. This mower is believed to have been stolen sometime between Sept. 21, and Sept. 24. A trailer that was believed to have been stolen as well from Kan Equip was recovered in Silver Lake. This trailer may have been used in the theft of the mower. The value of the mower is reported at $1,000. Anyone with information on these crimes is urged to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353.