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$2,000 reward for Oktoberfest car flipping information

Published On: Nov 13 2013 12:10:03 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 13 2013 08:46:58 PM CST
Oktoberfest car tipping

La Crosse Police Dept.

LA CROSSE, WI (WKBT) -

Two community partners have teamed up to offer a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the people responsible for flipping over three cars during the first weekend of Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest and Western Technical College (Western Foundation) have both pledged $1,000.

“Both organizations felt it was important to stand with the La Crosse community to send the message that this type of behavior is not acceptable and expressed they wanted to be a tangible part of the solution,” La Crosse police said.

Three cars were flipped over within about a 2.5 hour-period late Saturday night/early Sunday morning from September 28 and September 29.

The incident is also a featured crime by La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers. Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information given leads to an arrest or grand jury indictment of a felony offender. Contact La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 784-TIPS, text LAXTIPS plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES) or on www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com (go to featured crimes.)

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