Medallions stolen from veteran’s headstone

$1,000 reward being offered by VFW post

Medallions stolen from veteran’s headstone
Zwolle-Ebarb Post 5187 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of three medallions in March 2021 from the grave of military veteran Robert Allen “Bob” Goins in Cassel Cemetery on Cassel Loop in the Converse area of Sabine Parish. (Source: Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office)

SABINE PARISH, La. (KSLA) — The search continues for three medallions that were taken right off a military veteran’s headstone.

Zwolle-Ebarb Post 5187 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft.

The medallions were taken in March from the grave of Robert Allen “Bob” Goins in Cassel Cemetery on Cassel Loop in the Converse area of Sabine Parish. Goins died in 2017 at the age of 70.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the theft or the whereabouts of the medallions to call:

  • Sabine Crime Stoppers at (318) 256-4511,
  • the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318) 256-9241, or,
  • VFW Post 5187 Commander Walter Korb at (318) 567-2965.

Tips also can be submitted by using the Sheriff’s Office’s app.

VFW post offers $1,000 reward after medallions stolen off veteran's headstone

The Zwolle-Ebarb VFW Post 5187 is offering a $1000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction...

Posted by Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 8, 2021

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