For Immediate Relase
On the morning of 01/06/2019, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of burglaries and vandalism to fish houses on area lakes. More than 15 fish houses on Jolly Ann, Sewell, and Ten Mile Lake were forcibly entered, and many items were reported stolen from each. In the last couple weeks, similar reports have been received by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The missing items include a Vexilar fish locator, underwater cameras, ice chisels, spears, ice fishing rods, spearing decoys, fishing tackle, and assorted ice fishing equipment. Many of the fish houses were also extensively damaged by vandalism during the incidents.
The public is asked to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.