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Monument Seeks Assistance to Indentify Suspects

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Date: August 7, 2009

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.

These photos are just some of the photos that law enforcement officials are reviewing from surveillance tapes located throughout the monument.

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Colorado National Monument is located near the northeast corner of the Colorado Plateau, an arid semi-desert region located between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin of Nevada. The average elevation of the entire Colorado Plateau is over 5,000 feet! More...