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Crimestoppers is seeking information regarding criminal damage that occurred in Taylorville. Sometime during the overnight hours between Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th, a person or persons of unknown identity damaged equipment and trees at the Lakeshore Golf Course. The person or people in question damaged several sprinkler heads, a power control box, and a pine tree. A Cottonwood tree on the course was also cut down with a chainsaw. It appears that the subject or subjects involved took a boat to gain access to the course. The total dollar amount of the damage totals over $3500. Crimestoppers asks you to contact them if you have any information on this crime or any crime or wanted persons. Crimestoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest, and you do not have to give your name. Crimestoppers will pay double the normal reward for information that leads to an arrest for the crime of the week. You can contact Crimestoppers at 824-9100, at their website at christiancountycrimestoppers.org, or by texting CRIMES, and then your tip. As always, you will remain anonymous.

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