$1,000 reward offered for recovery of stolen Lake Tahoe moose head

This stuffed moose head was stolen from Sunnyside Resort on Jan. 22.

This stuffed moose head was stolen from Sunnyside Resort on Jan. 22.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Sunnyside Resort’s iconic moose head is on the loose, and authorities are offering up to $1,000 to find out who stole it.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating the historic stuffed head, which was stolen between midnight and 7 a.m. on Jan. 22, officials said.

According to PCSO, one or more suspects entered the lobby at Sunnyside Resort and removed the mounted head, “which is an icon for the historic resort and is greatly missed.”

Anyone with information on the burglary or whereabouts of the moose head should contact PCSO Det. John Lasagna in Tahoe City at 530-581-6323.

Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous and earn up to a $1,000 cash reward should contact Placer County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-923-8191, or at www.placercrimestoppers.com.

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