Yosemite National Park Asking For Help Identifying Vandalism Culprits (30 Sites Spray Painted)

Yosemite National Park Asking For Help Identifying Vandalism Culprits (30 Sites Spray Painted)

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Yosemite National Park Asking For Help Identifying Vandalism Culprits (30 Sites Spray Painted)

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“If you were on the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls between 6 pm and 11 pm on May 20, 2022, and saw individuals carrying cans of spray paint, engaging in tagging, or have video or photographic evidence, please let us know by visiting go.nps.gov/SubmitATip.” –Yosemite National Park

Officials are asking for the our help locating those responsible for graffiti painted along a popular trail in Yosemite National Park. Park rangers began receiving reports of the graffiti around 8:15 p.m. local time on May 20th along the Yosemite Falls Trail, one of Yosemite’s oldest historic trails that leads to the top of North America’s tallest waterfall.

After investigating the damage, rangers found around 30 sites along Falls Trail with tags ranging in size from one foot by one foot to as large as eight feet by eight feet.  The paint was white and blue and the words “Fresno” were featured multiple times. Anyone with info that could possible lead to catching the culprits is asked to nps_isb@nps.gov or call or text 888-653-0009.

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: 

“We are asking for your assistance to identify those responsible for recent vandalism on the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls.

On May 20, 2022, at approximately 8:15 pm, park rangers received a multiple reports of vandalism on the Yosemite Falls Trail. Rangers set up a trail block and identified potential suspects.

The following day, rangers went up to assess the damage and found about 30 sites along the Yosemite Falls Trail spray painted with white and blue graffiti. The smallest being approximately one foot by one foot, but most being about three feet by three feet, and a few being larger than eight feet by eight feet.

If you were on the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls between 6 pm and 11 pm on May 20, 2022, and saw individuals carrying cans of spray paint, engaging in tagging, or have video or photographic evidence, please let us know by visiting www.nps.gov/ISB, then clicking on “Submit a Tip.” You can also email nps_isb@nps.gov or call or text 888-653-0009.”

 

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