Monday, November 9, 2015

BLM Offers $1,000 Reward

BLM offers reward for information leading to conviction

November 4, 2015
Contact:  Chris Joyner, Public Affairs Specialist, (970) 244-3097

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management is now offering a cash reward for information leading to a conviction of persons responsible for recent vandalism in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.

Visitors reported to the BLM Oct. 27, vandalism to the Fruita Paleo area south of Fruita.  Law enforcement officers investigating the federal crime believe the vandalism occurred late Oct. 26 or early Oct. 27.    Federal law enforcement agents are investigating the crime and are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction.

Various vulgar images and language appear on the inside and outside of the restroom and on resource objects in the conservation area.

Individuals with information regarding this crime should report that information to the BLM Grand Junction Field Office at 970 244-3000.