Trailer, children’s games stolen from Oregon daycare - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Trailer, children’s games stolen from Oregon daycare

OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A local child care agency is asking for help and offering a reward after a trailer packed with thousands of dollars in equipment was stolen.

The Educare Academies were gearing up for an end-of-summer field day for their kids. It was going to be Monday, August 19, but the trailer that held the supplies was stolen the Saturday before.

"To be honest, I guess we just had the trust that it would be okay," said Lauri-Lynn Perez, education coordinator at Educare. "It was sitting next to a large playground with playground equipment, as well as a huge daycare that says Educare Academy."

It was taken in front of their Oregon location.

Between six inflatables and everything you can think of that comes with a small carnival, Perez says the total value of stolen items was at least $30,000. And although the trailer and what was inside it can be replaced, Perez says it's who it was stolen from that hurts the most.

"The children are very aware that the trailer is missing," she said. "They're like, ‘Miss Lauri, what can I do? Who do I write to? Did we find our trailer yet?' That just makes your heart break all over again."

The people at Educare Academy aren't giving up.

"We won't let any moss grow under our feet. We're not going to stop, we never do," Perez said. "We will prevail, and next year will be bigger and better."

There is a $1,000 reward to anyone with information leading to finding the missing trailer. Call 419-290-5511 or the Oregon Police Department at 419-698-7064.

Mobile users, click on the "Video" button in the app to watch this story. Download our app here.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:57:20 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

    Full Story >

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

    Full Story >
  • School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

    School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:42:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:57:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among tho...(AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among tho...
    An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service were among the 10 people killed at a...Full Story >
    An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school.Full Story >
  • Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

    Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:02:01 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:56:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent...
    Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town.Full Story >
    Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly