Tree Cutting Scam In Oshkosh

Oshkosh Police Department is investigating another tree trimming employee


occurred on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at about 3:15 PM in the 1800 block of
Oregon St.


male subjects who were wearing safety vests contacted the home owner.  The first male suspect contacted the home
owner and said that a tree needed to be cut in the backyard.  The first suspect stated he needed $100 for
the tree cutting, but told the home owner that he could not accept a $100
bill.  The first suspect told the home
owner to meet his supervisor outside in the back yard. 


home owner went to the back yard and met with a second suspect.  The first suspect stayed inside the residence
and took an undisclosed amount of money from the home.  


suspects left in a small, white, single cab pick-up truck.  The only description was of the first suspect
possibly being Hispanic and 5’8” – 5’10” in height.  


Oshkosh Police Department believes this incident is related to other employee
scams/burglaries occurring in Oshkosh. 


 If you have information in regards to the male
subjects in this or other incidents, please call the Oshkosh Police Department
at (920) 236-5700.


you have someone come to your door and report they are with the city, Power
Company, or any other company wishing to enter your home or have you exit your
home, ask them to show ID.  If you become
suspicious, do not go outside with them and do not let them inside the house
and call (920) 236-5700 to report the incident. 
If it is an emergency, call 911.