Monday, November 18, 2013

Press Release - Theft of Large Advertising Baloon

Below is a press release from Milton Police Chief Dan Layber.

Between the hours of 9 PM on Friday, November 15th and 7AM on Saturday, November 16th, 2013, a large advertising balloon was stolen from the new Parker YMCA grounds at 1360 Parkview Drive, Milton, WI. The balloon was fastened to the ground by cables which were cut and left on scene. The balloon is 24 feet tall and approximately 12 feet wide, yellow, red, blue, orange and green in color. The balloon had “Grand Opening” affixed to the top yellow portion of the balloon, and has the company name “Big Sky”, with a telephone number of “1-800-769-8000” affixed to the black bottom portion of the balloon. Also stolen was a 1hp electric motor and light which were also attached to the advertising balloon. The balloon has an estimated value of $6000. 

The Milton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the subject(s) responsible for the theft of this balloon. 

Individuals that come forward with information that leads to the arrest of the subject(s) responsible for this crime are eligible for a cash reward through Janesville Area Crimestoppers. Individuals with tips can remain anonymous. If you have information regarding this incident please contact the Milton Police Department at 757-2244 or Janesville Area Crimestoppers at 756-3636. Anonymous tips can also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637), then enter JACS, plus your message.