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Lights installed by Boy Scout in Chaseburg vandalized
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The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and Vernon County Crime Stoppers are seeking information regarding vandalism to a local Boy Scout’s recently-completed lighting project in the village of Chaseburg.

According to a Crime Stoppers news release, several recently-installed light poles along a walking path were damaged on the night of Sept. 28. The glass lamps were shattered on some of the poles, and one of the poles was knocked off at the base.

Photos of the damage can be seen at and
Authorities are asking people who know about the crime come forward with information. Tipsters may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 and will remain anonymous.

Tips can be submitted by phone at 608-637-8477 or 800-657-6868; text to 274637 (Crimes) by typing “VERN” plus the tip; to the websites mentioned; or via mail to P.O. Box 1, Viroqua, WI, 54665.