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A complaint was called into the Linn County Sheriff’s Department Monday after several Democratic candidate signs were taken from behind a barbed-wire fence on private property this weekend.

Sheriff Kevin Friend said the party where the signs were stolen put them up Saturday, Sept. 26, and heard a truck at 11:30 p.m. that night, alleging that is when the signs were taken.

“The signs that were stolen on 300 Road included large road signs for Joe Biden and Barbara Bollier as well as highway and yard signs for local and state candidates. The cost of those signs was valued at least $135. Whoever took them went inside a barbed-wire fence on private property to take down the signs,” said Linn County Chair of the Democratic Party Roger Sims.

 “We’ve had reports from across the state that political signs, particularly Biden/Harris signs, are being destroyed or stolen. We are warning those who put out signs for Joe Biden and Barbara Bollier that they take care to ensure they don’t get taken.”

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