WWII artifact returned to victims of Vacation Farm fires
LANE COUNTY, Ore. – A WWII artifact has returned with its rightful house owners after a months-long investigation.
The Lane County Sheriff’s Workplace stated it discovered of the stolen U.S. Navy ship’s bell within the fall of 2020.
Regardless of the vacation farm fireplace that destroyed the property the place the artifact was saved, the bell survived the flames, earlier than being stolen.
MPs stated the house owners obtained the artifact from a serviceman throughout the decommissioning of the USS Kermit Roosevelt.
Primarily based on an nameless trick, the “Very Heavy and Beneficial Coin within the Historical past of the USA” was recovered. The Springfield Police Division and Springfield Public Works employees performed a significant position, MPs stated.
The case remains to be beneath investigation. Anybody with data is requested to contact the sheriff’s workplace at 541-682-4150.