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Suspect(s) carved a swastika and star on the third green at the Clifton Hollow Golf Course last month. (Photo submitted by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office)

Vandals damage Clifton Hollow greens

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Vandals damage Clifton Hollow greens
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The Pierce County Sheriff's Office received a report last month about criminal damage to property on two greens at the Clifton Hollow Golf Course.


Michael Tschida, Clifton Hollow General Manager, told sheriff's deputies on Monday, July 28, someone went out to the second green and carved a swastika in the grass. Tschida estimated the incident happened on Sunday, July 20 or Monday, July 21. The second incident, Tschida explained, was on or near Saturday, July 26 into Sunday, July 27, as someone carved a swastika and a star into the green on the third hole. Tschida added his bosses told him it would be about $5,000 worth of damages.

The report lists no suspects.

If anyone has any information on this case, contact the Sheriff's Office at (715) 273-5051.    

Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 
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