• Tue. May 28th, 2024

Sumter County Government Offers $5,000 Reward for Vandalism Arrest at Sports Complex

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
Sumter police are investigating more than $100,000 in damages to sports complex

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest in the case of vandalism at a sports complex in Sumter. The damage caused by the vandals included graffiti made with black paint, equipment, electronics, heating and air conditioning units, computers, camera/security systems, concession stand, supplies and restrooms. The vandalism occurred after the complex closed at 8 p.m. on Sunday and was discovered the following morning at Patriot Park. Officials at Sumter County Government expressed disappointment in the destruction of the facilities which hosts numerous sporting events and draws around 350,000 people annually. They have pledged to repair and clean up the damage and expressed support for law enforcement’s efforts to find those responsible for the vandalism. Anyone with information on this incident should contact the Sumter Police Department at 803-436-2700 or submit tips through Crime Stoppers website P3tips.com or using their app.

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By Samantha Nguyen

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