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Reward Amount Increased!


Date: May 9, 2023


Address: Village of Paw Paw, Boat launch at Sunset Park off of M-40 Maple Island Park off of M-40.


Contact: Detective Lt. Eric Rottman 269-657-5501

Complaint: 22-01728 / 23-00813

Paw Paw, Michigan:


On August 26, 2022 the Paw Paw Police Department received a report from the Paw Paw Department of Public Works in reference to the park bathrooms on Maple Island being completely destroyed. Damage to both the men's and women's bathrooms were extensive. Damage was estimated to be approximately $15,000.00. On April 29, 2023 the Police Department responded to another call reporting damage to both the bathroom and picnic tables at the Sunset Park Boat lunch area and Maple Island off M-40.


Paw Paw Police are asking the public for assistance with any information related to either incident.


If you have information on either of these two cases, you are asked to call Kalamazoo Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or Paw Paw Police Department at 269-657-5501. Tips can also be submitted through this website or the free app: P3Tips.


A $2,000.00 REWARD is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects involved in this incident.

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