Monument Seeks Assistance to Indentify Suspects
Colorado National Monument is asking for the public's help in identifying individuals who appeared on the monument’s surveillance video cameras late on Monday night, August 3. These individuals may be connected to the vandalism that occurred at the Historic Devil’s Kitchen Picnic Area.
If you have information that would help law enforcement locate these individuals, please call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867 or 1-800-221-7867. Tips can also be sent via text messaging by texting TIP729 to 274637 or by clicking on the webtip link at www.241stop.com. These phone lines are not recorded and we do not have caller I.D.; the text messaging and webtips are also completely anonymous. Tips can also be called into Colorado National Monument at 970-858-3617, extension 312.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000.00 for information that leads to the arrest of suspect(s) in this case, or any other serious crime. These photos are also posted on Crime Stoppers website www.241stop.com.
Did You Know?
Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.