MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say two people have been arrested in connection to damage to snowmobile signs that cost thousands of dollars.
The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office says damage to signs was reported on Jan. 19 along the snowmobile corridors of 20 and 33 in the Townships of Spring Brook and Rock Creek.READ MORE: Hastings Community Rallies In Support Of Child Outed As Transgender As Part Of School Board Election
A reward was offered by local snowmobile clubs and local businesses and tips were received from the public two days later, the sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: Some Winter Equipment In Short Supply As Snowfall Heads For Minnesota
Two male suspects were identified by authorities as being responsible for the damage and admitted to their involvement.
The sheriff’s office says the damage to more than 70 signs, along with other property, is estimated at around $2,000.MORE NEWS: How Minnesotans Can 'Winterize' Their Vehicles For Winter Driving
The sheriff’s office will be requesting formal charges from the attorney’s office.