Hundreds of cherry trees damaged in Door County
Tops of 639 trees chopped off at orchard
ELLISON BAY, Wis. — Authorities are investigating damage to hundreds of cherry trees at a Door County orchard.
The Seaquist Orchard near Sister Bay reported that the tops of 639 cherry trees were chopped off sometime between late Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon.
WLUK-TV reported that the orchard is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the damage.
The orchard said on its Facebook page that the damage appears to have been done with hand pruning loppers, with the trees cut off about 18 inches above ground.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Door County Sheriff Department.