Oneida County squad car damaged by block thrown on roof
$1,300 reward offered for info leading to arrest
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has announced a reward of $1,300 is now being offered for information leading the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for damaging a sheriff’s office squad car parked in downtown Rhinelander early Sunday morning.
At approximately 1:16 a.m. Sunday, the county’s dispatch center received a 911 call from an individual reporting that an unoccupied sheriff’s office squad car parked in front of 28 N. Brown St. had been damaged by a cinder block that appeared to have been thrown from the top of the building with the vehicle sustaining an estimated $6,800 in damage.
The Rhinelander Police Department is conducting an investigation into events surrounding the incident. Private citizens have donated a portion of the $1,300 reward.
Individuals with information about this incident are asked to contact detective Josh Chiamulera at the Rhinelander Police Department at 715-365-5300. Information can also be provided through the Oneida County Tip Line at 715-362-TIPS (8477) or 715-361-5199, as well as through the Rhinelander Police Department or Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.