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Authorities seek paint ball vandals
paintball vandalism
On the night of Sept. 13, vandals used paint balls to damage property near Viroqua and in Stoddard. The balls left paint behind and destroyed siding. - photo by Vernon County Sheriffs Office photo

Crimestoppers and the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office in Viroqua are seeking help to find suspects responsible for damaging buildings with paint balls Sept. 13.

According to Crime Stoppers, the damage occurred on Hwy. 56 just west of Viroqua, Hwy. 56 near Co. N between Genoa and Viroqua and on Main Street in Stoddard.

The  orange, yellow and green paint balls not only left property covered with paint, but also penetrated and destroyed the siding of buildings.

Those who provide tips leading to the conviction of the perpetrator can remain anonymous and earn cash rewards of up to $1,000.

Call 608-637-8477 or 800-657-6868; text 274637 (CRIMES) (type VERN + tip); or go online to or