Watertown police investigate thefts of lawn ornaments

June 23, 2020

WATERTOWN, S.D.—Watertown police are investigating numerous thefts of lawn ornaments and decorative items from yards that occurred during the overnight hours last Wednesday.

Police Sergeant Trevor Barthel says several of those stolen items have been recovered, but property owners may not be aware of that, or have not reported the theft.

You can contact the police department (882-6210) to file a report of stolen lawn ornaments, or provide a description to see if the item you’re missing has been recovered and can be returned.

Barthel says the thefts occurred throughout different areas of Watertown.

No arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing.