Camporee Patch 2007
The patch with an escapade!
Here's the article on the patch theft:
Photos of the recovered patches.
For original article, see
Here's a summary of the recovery (Thursday, April 25, 2007, Lodi, CA):
=We are delighted to have the patches back
=and they will be at the Camporee for the
=scouts and volunteers in time for this
=A Lodi Police Department
=dispatcher reports that the patches
=were found as a result of a citizen
=complaint and diligent police work.
=A citizen called to report persons
=in or around Dumpsters (c).
=Officers Redding and Shaw responded and made
=contact with the subjects. The officers
=noticed that one of the subjects had
=a patch stuck to his foot.
=The officers recognized the patch as one
=of those reported missing last week.
=They inquired of the subject where he
=had come in contact with the patch.
=The officers then responded to a church
=parking lot where they investigated the
=trash container. Inside, they found all
=but about 20 of the missing patches.
=We would also like to thank an
="anonymous pug owner," the Lodi Police
=Officers' Association and
=John Fitzgerald of Euler Hermes Insurance,
=among others for donations for replacement
=patches. We're fortunate now not to need
=Thanks go to the Lodi News Sentinel for
=first publishing this story; to KOVR,
=Channel 13, Sacramento for Sunday
=coverage; and to KWIN, 97.7 and 98.3
=out of Stockton for Monday coverage.
=Getting the word out worked! Thanks!
Here's the Lodi News Sentinel's teaser on 4/25/07:
Here's the recovery story from 4/26/07.
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