A front end loader was used to break into the Sunoco gas station on Division Road in Casco Township early yesterday. According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, deputies received a breaking and entering alarm call coming from the Sunoco at 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Deputies arrived approximately 4 minutes later to find a front end loader equipped with claws was sitting in front of the station. They also saw that the front doors had been smashed and the ATM inside had been torn open. Upon further investigation, it was determined the front end loader had been stolen from a site about a mile from the station. The owner of the equipment was located and the property was turned back over to him. There was no report of any money missing from the ATM. No suspects were located. The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at (810) 987-1711.