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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
 
Release Date: 03/17/14
Contacts: Shannon Borders, 970-240-5399    

BLM Increases Reward for Information in Field Office Vandalism Case


BLM Increases Reward for Information in Field Office Vandalism Case

GUNNISON, Colo. –  Today, the Bureau of Land Management Office of Law Enforcement increased the reward from $2,000 to $3,000 for information leading to the person or persons responsible for the break in and arson at the Gunnison Field Office on Nov. 30, 2013.
 
The Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison Field Office was robbed, vandalized and subsequently set on fire. Numerous vehicles were also vandalized.
 
“Any information regarding this crime may be provided anonymously to the BLM Law Enforcement or Crime Stoppers,” said Brian St. George, BLM Gunnison Field Manager. “We also appreciate the public support during our relocation to our new office location at 210 W. Spencer Street in Gunnison.” 
 
To provide information regarding the incident, contact BLM Law Enforcement at 970-375-7841 or Crime Stoppers at 970-641-8280. The Gunnison Crime Stoppers are also offering a $1,000 reward for a total of $4,000 leading to an arrest and conviction in this case. 


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 03-17-2014