Stolen-vehicle cases usually involve cars or sometimes pickup trucks, but police charged two men Wednesday with trying to take a $35,000 John Deere utility tractor.
Officers also charged one of the men, Jeremy Glenn Parker, 41, of Benson with driving a pickup truck pulling a trailer at 90 mph in a bid to get away from police.
Parker and Tony Lynn Register, 55, of Dunn were both charged with larceny of a motor vehicle.
The tractor was on the lot at Quality Equipment Co. on Three Sisters Road about 12:30 a.m., Police Chief Bill Carter said. An officer on patrol saw the pickup and trailer parked along the wood line at the edge of the property, he added.
The truck took off when the officer approached it, Carter said.
Police later found that the tractor, identified in arrest warrants as a John Deere5075E, had been moved to where the pickup was, Carter said.
Register was held in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Parker was held in lieu of $20,000 bail, and police impounded his 2014 Chevrolet Silverado.