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Vandals hit ball fields

May 16, 2011

    Adams County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in solving acts of vandalism at the Monmouth baseball fields during the weekend of May 6-8.
    Backstop nets were cut down, other nets were stretched and moved, a backstop was broken into pieces, and a pitcher's block was dented. Officials also said a batting cage frame was bent  and the men's bathroom door was damaged when someone threw a large concrete block at it.
    The fields are owned by the Root Township trustee and authorities noted that this is the third case of vandalism to the field and property in the past eight months.
    Anyone who knows anything about this crime is asked to make anonymous telephone calls to Crime Stoppers, 692-2882. The organization can also be contacted at
    Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information that solves crimes.
    The Adams County Sheriff's Department may also be called in regard to the vandalism:724-5345 or 724-7141.

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