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Tire Damaging Devices Found at Base of Mingus Mountain

04 July 2017   Debbie Maneely

Tire Damaging Devices Found on Forest Road 151

PRESCOTT, AZ (July 4, 2017) - Prescott National Forest officials are seeking any information related to an incident that occurred sometime around July 1st.  Unknown individual(s) placed approximately 26 tire damaging devices along Forest Road 151 at the base of Mingus Mountain on the Verde Ranger District.  The devices were made of wine corks with nails.  The devices are very difficult to see from within a motor vehicle; motorists who are traveling along FS Road 151 should drive cautiously.   
U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement (LEOs) are seeking your assistance in gathering information regarding this incident.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the LEOs at (928) 443-8110 or call the Sheriff’s Office at 928-771-3260 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232. Callers to Silent Witness become eligible for a cash reward if an arrest is made in the case.
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