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Oneida County Sheriff's Office investigated tips for Closs caseSubmitted: 01/11/2019
Adriana Michelle
Adriana Michelle
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Oneida County Sheriff's Office investigated tips for Closs case
RHINELANDER - A case as big as Jayme Closs' can bring in many leads that may or may not help. 

Thousands of tips flowed in from people trying to help police find Closs. 

Barron County relied on surrounding agencies to assist with those tips, including the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office sent over deputies and detectives to make sure all tips were followed up on. 

Captain Tyler Young was happy his office could help. 

He said this case relied on more than just agencies like his.


"There is a sense of pride of living up in Northern Wisconsin, where obviously there was ownership amongst the community," Young said. "We were not going to let this go. We were going to continue to search for this girl."

Captain Young went on to say that every single tip from communities across Wisconsin helped, even the ones that were discredited. 

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