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Release Date: 12/03/13
Contacts: Shannon Borders, 970-240-5399    

BLM Offers Reward Following Vandalism at the Gunnison Field Office (12-03-13)

GUNNISON, Colo. - On Saturday, Nov. 30, the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison Field Office was robbed, vandalized and subsequently set on fire. Numerous vehicles were also vandalized and one vehicle was stolen from the facility.
The Bureau of Land Management Office of Law Enforcement along with other local and state law enforcement agencies are investigating the incident and are seeking information regarding the person or persons responsible for the break in and arson.
“We are asking the public to provide any insight they may have about this crime,” said Brian St. George, BLM Gunnison Field Manager. “If you provide tips, you may receive a reward of up to $2,000 if the information provided leads to a criminal conviction.”
To provide information regarding the incident, contact BLM Law Enforcement at 970-375-7841.
The Gunnison Crime Stoppers are also offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. To provide information to Crime Stoppers, call 970-641-8280.

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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 12-03-2013