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Richland County Crimestoppers Crime of the Week


April 26, 2017 | View PDF

This week's Richland County Crimestopper is a reported Criminal Mischief to an unoccupied trailer house in the Thiel subdivision located southeast of Sidney. Upon investigation it was found that on January 13, 2017 a report was filed with the Richland County Sheriff's Office from a resident of Richland County who stated they had checked an unoccupied trailer house they had in the Theil Subdivision in the area of County road 352 and 121C. While checking the trailer the owner discovered that a bullet had went through a south facing window. The hole appeared to be bigger than a 22 cal., so the exact caliber is not known. At this time it is unknown if the damage to the window and inside walls was caused intentionally or accidentally. This may have occurred between August of 2016 and January 13, 2017. It was estimated that damage to the window and walls at about $500.00.

As with any investigation it is possible that a member of the public saw or heard something that may assist investigators with the investigation of this matter. Crimestoppers believes that someone may have information on the person or persons that shot a firearm in the area of this trailer in the Thiel Subdivision near County road 352 and 121C. If you have knowledge or information on any crimes in Richland County, contact CRIMESTOPPERS by calling 433-6666 Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. You can also contact Crimestoppers in Richland County anytime (24/7) by going to our New Crimestoppers website at then going to Submit a Web Tip or by texting the code "CSRC plus your message to: 274637 (CRIMES). You can also contact the Richland County Sheriff's Office at 406-433-2919

The new Richland County Crimestoppers restarted in 2013 has already paid individuals providing information to law enforcement that led to the arrest of those committing crimes in Richland County.

Richland County Crimestoppers has a new Facebook page, please check it out.

** Check the Wanted Person section of the Richland County Crimestoppers website each week for those wanted in Richland County. At least one new entry will be posted each week with photo if available. Crimestoppers is asking for information that would help lead to the arrest of those with an active warrant in Richland County.

Remember: As with all Crimestoppers tips, calls are not recorded and the call will remain confidential. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00 for information concerning this case or any other serious crime.


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