Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-14 Vancouver Theft and Vandalism

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-14 Vancouver Theft and Vandalism

June 12, 2013 10:15


The Vancouver (WA) Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in determining who damaged a beloved Vancouver statue.

On May 13, 2013, officers from the Vancouver Police Department were contacted regarding damaged to a statue along the Columbia River.

Officers discovered that someone cut the red glass head off of the body of the aluminum statue of "Wendy the Welder" from World War II. The statue stands 10 feet tall.

Officers determined that the damage and theft occurred sometime between May 7 and May 11, 2013.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at, text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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Media Contact:

Kim Kapp

Vancouver (WA) Police Department

(360) 487-7490



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