MINA –The theft of a snowmobile with Ohio registration from behind the French Creek Tavern on French Creek Road in this township early Sunday afternoon remains under investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department. Under the “We Tip” Program, rewards of up to $1,000 are available for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest and conviction.

The 2010 Yamaha Nitro RTX SE snowmobile was stolen sometime between noon and 3 p.m. Sunday while it was parked around other snowmobiles behind the tavern. The sheriff’s office is looking for anyone with information about the theft. All information called in at either 1-800-78-7463 or online at would be kept confidential.