Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Port offers reward in railroad vandalism case

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for vandalism or theft to the Coos Bay rail line on or around Thursday, Nov. 10.
Vandals removed hundreds of rail spikes and tie plates through two segments of the tracks.
The vandalism caused minor derailment of one rail car, but more than $20,000 damages related to stolen materials and repairs, according to a news release. Continued

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