Reward offered for information

Hamilton County Crimestoppers is offering a $300 reward for information leading to the arrest in any of the following incidents that occurred in Webster City.

Police Chief Brian Hughes said that on the morning of Aug. 1, officers were called to the 1500 block of Division Street. Apparently, someone had spray painted a swastika and a racial ephithet on the garage. The home was vacant at the time of this incident.

The other vandalism incident was reported on July 31. Officers were called to the 1400 block of Second Street where two vehicles were spray painted. In both incidents, the persons used an orange color spray paint can.

Hughes said the Webster City Police Department is following up on all leads, but it is requesting assistance from the community. Anyone having information about these crimes is encouraged to contact Crimestoppers by phone 832-8437, email ( or by texting (Text “Crimes” 274637 Keyword “IA40”).

All tipsters will remain anonymous and the reward money is paid in cash.