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UPDATE: Reward offered for info regarding damage to Beaver Dam light display

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MONDAY 12/16/19 2:00 p.m.

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WFRV) — An anonymous donor is offering a $5000 reward for information regarding the damage and destruction of the Beaver Dam Rotary Club’s light display at Swan Park.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says the vandalism occurred on the morning of Thursday, December 5.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Beaver Dam Police Detective Daniel Kuhnz at dkuhnz@bdpd.org or (920)356-2552.

To receive the reward, Beaver Dam Police say a credible tip would need to be received by Detective Kuhnz no later than March 15, 2020. The tip must directly lead to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of this crime, which must be confirmed and approved by the Beaver Dam Rotary Club Board after the conviction of the offender(s).

Beaver Dam: Christmas light display damaged, destroyed by stolen golf cart

THURSDAY 12/5/19 11:49 a.m.

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WFRV) — The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says about $3000 in damage was done to the Beaver Dam Rotary Club’s light display at Swan Park by stolen golf carts.

According to officials, several of the light displays, trees, and the newly created gingerbread house were damaged or destroyed.

The Sheriff’s Office says they will be working to get the park back in shape in time for the lights to go on starting Thursday.

“Unfortunately, some of the lights will not be able to be repaired, but the light show will go on and we will not let this senseless vandalism ruin our holiday spirit,” the Sheriff’s Office adds. They go on to say they are “very disappointed in these perpetrators and once their identity is made known, they will be held responsible for their actions. This is the third time in as many years that theft or vandalism has occurred to Rotary Lights. If anyone has any information as to the identity of the perpetrators, we encourage them to reach out to the Beaver Dam Police Department.”

The Sheriff’s Office says those interested in donating to help repair the damages are asked to make checks payable to:

City of Beaver Dam – Beaver Dam Rotary Lights

205 S Lincoln St

Beaver Dam, WI 53916

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