Sheriff hunting for vehicle possibly belonging to alleged Chippewa County killer

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Chippewa County (WQOW) – Have you seen the vehicle pictured below? Sheriff’s officials in Chippewa County want to hear from you if you have.

Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the vehicle is registered to Ritchie German Jr., the man Kowalczyk said killed four people in Chippewa County late last month.

This is one of the first leads for the sheriff who has been trying to figure out where German Jr. was in the days and weeks prior to the deadly shootings.

The car is a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire, blue in color.

The VIN on the car is 1G2JB5246X7520155 and the license plate is believed to be 627MUK.

If you have seen the vehicle abandoned or have purchased it, you are asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 715-726-7714.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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