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Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Smokey Bear Theft

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Here is the sign before theives stole the Smokey Bear portion of it.
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Portage Co. Crime Stoppers

Stockton, Wis (WAOW) - Thieves rip off a Smokey Bear sign in Portage County.

The sign is normally near the Town of Stockton Fire Department at Highways J & HH, but vanished in late March.

Town leaders have been calling for it to be returned—- no questions asked.

"But that isn't working— so now we are stepping up the game and offering a reward for information on whoever stole it," said Sheriff Mike Lukas says.

If you have any information on the theft, there are multiple ways to report it:

  • Call: 1-888-346-6600
  • Tap the App: P3 Tips (Search P3 Tips in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app to your mobile device)
  • Submit a tip on-line here

Those who submit tips can remain anonymous and can be eligible for a cash reward.

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Melissa Langbehn

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