FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE04-12
Offers $1,000 Reward for Information on Bias Crimes
Commissioner Christopher O. Ward announced today that the City of New
York Department of Environmental Protection Police are offering a $1000.00
reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of subject
or subject(s) responsible for the spray painting of “swastikas”
on three road signs in the West Hurley area of the Town of Hurley. Information
regarding this incident can be called in via the NYC DEP Police Hotline
at (888) 426-7433.
“These are bias crimes which the DEP will prosecute to the fullest
extent of the law,” said Commissioner Ward. “The incident
has been reported to the New York State Police and the Ulster County Sheriff
and is currently being investigated by the DEP Police. Anyone with information
should report it to the DEP Police immediately.”
All suspicious activity that may threaten the water supply should be
reported to the DEP Police Hotline at (888) 426-7433 or (888) H2O-SHED.