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Damage to Property



Date: January 22, 2016 Time: 7:30 A.M.

Contact: Officer Joseph Nichols

Public Information Officer

(920) 236-5742

Subject: BB Gun Incident – Arrests Made

The Oshkosh Police Department arrested four teens early this morning for Criminal Damage to Property after a report of another BB gun incident in the 700 block of Scott Ave.

The incident began at about 12:05 AM this morning when a vehicle was observed in the 700 block of Scott Ave. and one of the occupants shot out a window to another vehicle; and a 22 year-old male stated he was struck in the leg with a BB.

A suspect vehicle description was given and about an hour later, UW-Oshkosh Police located the vehicle in one of the UW-Oshkosh campus parking lots. A 17 year-old female and three 15 year-old male’s, all from Oshkosh, were inside the vehicle. Two BB guns were also located inside the vehicle.

All four teens had referral arrests for party to a crime/Criminal Damage to Property sent to Juvenile Intake. They were all released to parents.

The Oshkosh Police Department continues its investigation into the recent BB gun incidents.

If anyone has further information into these incidents, they are highly encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at (920) 236-5700 and speak with an officer.

If you have information and would like to remain anonymous, please contact Winnebago County Wide Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or text IGOTYA and your crime tip to 274637; or go to and submit your text via the web. You may be eligible for a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.