District Digest News Stories

Vandalism of Corps property prompts reward for information

Published July 11, 2011

ALBANY, Ky. (July 11, 2011) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is offering up to a $1,000 reward through the Corps Watch Program for information leading to the prosecution of anyone involved in several recent vandalism incidents here at 76 Falls Recreation Area on Lake Cumberland.

"For more information about the reward, call Corps Watch at 866-413-7970," said Lee Roberts, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. "Callers can remain anonymous."

During the period of April 27-29, 2011, vandals destroyed a sink, trash can, and soap dispenser in the recreation area’s restroom facility. In addition, vandals ripped a toilet from a wall, water gushed from open pipes, and trash can lids were ripped from receptacles in the day use area.

Total damages are estimated at $3,570. These incidents are being investigated by the facility manager and Corps of Engineers park rangers, and the Clinton County Sherriff’s Department is aware of the vandalism.

Information about these incidents can also be reported to Brett Call, Lake Cumberland resource manager, at (606) 679-6337.

For more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, visit the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps, and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps.