$5,000 Offered for Information about Post Office Delivery Vehicle Arson

photo from Wood County Sheriff's Department

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the arson and destruction of a United States Postal Service delivery vehicle parked on Woehrle Lane near the intersection of State Highway 80 south of Marshfield. The arson occurred in the evening hours of Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 (say “representative”) or the Wood County Sheriff’s Department at 715-421-8700. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

OnFocus Community Questions:

Question: Why was the vehicle out on a Sunday?

Answer: USPS offers Amazon deliveries on Sunday and the vehicle broke down. At the time of the breakdown, the USPS did not have a tow company contracted for Sundays. They now have a vendor in place for this service.

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