Deputies recover stolen Bitcoin mining equipment

PAW PAW, Mich. – The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office seized multiple stolen Bitcoin mining machines after serving a search warrant at a home Tuesday morning.

The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics served a search warrant at a home on Bellware Boulevard after learning stolen Bitcoin mining equipment might be at the location.

There were six people at the home when deputies executed the search warrant.

Deputies seized 8 stolen Bitcoin mining machines from the basement and the garage.

The machines cost between $10,000 and $13,000 per machine, deputies said.

Detectives also located methamphetamine at the home.

They requested and received a second search warrant for methamphetamine and located a small amount of meth along with paraphernalia, deputies said.

The victims in this case responded to the scene and identified their equipment.

No arrests were made. Deputies will forward their investigation report to the prosecutor’s office for review.

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