VIROQUA, Wis. (WEAU) - Vernon County Crime Stoppers wants your help in an investigation into a burglary earlier this month.
It says the burglary happened between August 1 at noon and August 2 at 9:00 a.m. Investigators say whoever is responsible burglarized a home on Highland Street in Westby. Several coins, some of which are more than 100 years old, along with two diamond rings were among the items reported missing. Investigators say there weren't any signs of a break-in.
Callers with information on the case could be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward. If you have information, call 608-637-8477, or click on one of the links below.
VIROQUA, Wis. (VERNON COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS RELEASE) - Vernon County Crime Stoppers, along with the Westby Police Department, are asking for your help.
Between the hours of 12:00 PM on August 1 and 9:00 AM on August 2, 2013, a burglary occurred at a private residence located on Highland Street in the City of Westby. The following items were reported missing:
1945 Liberty half-dollar coin
1954, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963 Franklin half-dollar silver coins
1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1976 Kennedy half-dollar silver coins
1881 Wyatt Earp silver dollar
1883 Geronimo silver dollar
1884, 1886, 1889, 1900, 1921 Uncirculated Morgan silver dollars
1885 Charles Goodnight silver dollar
1888 Bill Pickett silver dollar
1889 Bill Tilgham silver dollar
1890 John Fremont silver dollar
1922, 1923, 1924 Uncirculated Peace silver dollars
1897 Jim Beckworth silver dollar
1884 Kit Carson silver dollar
.5 ct diamond ring
1.12 ct diamond ring
1 ct diamond ring
There were no signs of any forced entry.
It is hoped that details of this actual case from police records may cause someone to remember and report what they know about the person or persons involved. Callers may be eligible for cash rewards up to $1,000.00 and will remain confidential.
Vernon County Crime Stoppers can be reached at 608-637-8477, www.vernoncrimestoppers.com or on Facebook. Tipsters can also text-a-tip by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and typing the keyword of “VERN” plus the tip in the message box.