Crime Stoppers 6/6

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department needs our help to find the person or persons responsible for an arson fire which took place at the Lithuanian Club Picnic Grounds located at 6900 42nd Street.

At Approximately 2 p.m. April 23, a club caretaker was checking the property and discovered the smoldering remains of the picnic pavilion and 30 picnic tables which had been destroyed by fire. Investigators say the fire was set intentionally between Tuesday, April 18 and Saturday, April 23.

There are no suspects at this time, but on April 18 several teens became argumentative with the caretaker when they were asked to leave the property. The estimated property loss from this arson is $100,000.

If you have any information regarding this crime or have information on other criminal activity call Crime Stoppers at 963-7867 or 1-888-769-STOP. When you call Crime Stoppers, they never ask your name, and if your call leads to an arrest you could earn up to $1,000.