Burglars sought after Blue Heron break-in at Big South Fork

STEARNS, Ky.  |  The National Park Service is seeking information leading to the identification and arrest of two men who burglarized and vandalized the Blue Heron Train Depot here Friday.

According to the NPS, the two men broke into the facility during the early morning hours, and “caused significant damage to multiple facilities, destroyed, and stole government property.”

The men were white, and were driving an older-model black or darker color SUV, possibly an Acura MDX. 

Surveillance footage showed that one of the men wore a yellow rain jacket with a white bandana over his head and a red bandana covering his face. He was wearing cargo shorts over leggings. The second man wore a black hoodie, jeans, and work boots. He had a black bandana overing his face.

Park rangers have recovered fingerprints from the scene. Anyone with information should call the NPS at (423) 223-4330. Tips can be left anonymously on the Big South Fork’s 24-hour Resource Protection Tip Line at (423) 569-7301.

GC Staff
GC Staff
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