Reward Offered For Hydrant Vandals
A $1,000 reward is being offered for your help catching hydrant vandals.
Clackamas River Water has experienced an uptick in fire hydrant vandalism this summer. One 5 separate occasions fire hydrants have been vandalized in the Oregon City/Redland Road Area. One event on S Kraeft Road resulted in a potential dangerous drop in water pressure prompting over 1,000 customers to boil their water for a 24 hour period.
Tampering with the public water system, including fire hydrants, is a federal offense punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (42 USC 300).
Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 to anyone who can offer information that leads to an arrest in this case. Call (503) 823-HELP with any tips.