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Iron Mike Statue Vandalized

Iron Mike Statue Vandalized
 
On Thursday morning, citizens reported to the Ashland Police Department that the gun carried by Iron Mike was missing. Iron Mike is the statue on top of the fountain on the Ashland plaza. Upon further inspection by city staff, it was discovered that the front half of the gun the statue holds was broken off. Additionally, the name plate near the fountains was damaged. It is estimated that the damage occurred sometime in the previous 48 hours.
 
Preliminary estimates of the damage exceed $6500.
 
If you have any information about the person or persons who carried out the vandalism, please contact the City of Ashland Police Department at 541-488-2211 or 541-482-5211.

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