BLM offers $1,000 reward for information on Red Rock Canyon sign vandalism
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) —
A $1,000 reward is on the table for anyone who can help track down those responsible for vandalizing the sign at Red Rock Canyon's entrance.
Thousands of tourists visit the popular landmark off of highway 159 every year to take photos.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says $3,400 worth of damage was committed to the sign on December 17.
The BLM is calling on the community to identify the suspect or suspects.
"We are looking to the community to help us identify the culprit," said Catrina Williams, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Manager. "This sign marks the entrance to the Red Rock Canyon area, and is photographed by thousands of visitors each year."
According to the BLM, A conviction for violating 18 USC 1361 (willful depredation against any property of the United States) may lead to a fine in excess of $500 and 10 years in jail.
Anyone with information should call 1-800-521-6501.Tips can remain anonymous.