Authorities report vandalism at Fort Sumner Museum
Posted at: 06/27/2012 5:01 PM
| Updated at: 06/27/2012 6:42 PM
By: KOB.com Staff
Billy the Kid tombstone
De Baca County authorities are on the search for thieves who broke into the old Fort Sumner Museum.
Officials said three antique rifles and a shotgun were stolen from the museum around 3:40 a.m. on June 16.
The Billy the Kid tombstone, weighing over 2,000 pounds, was tipped over and damaged. Other graves in the cemetery were also vandalized.
De Baca County Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest.
If you have information, call Crimstoppers at (575) 355-9999.
Photos of the vandalism and weapons stolen from the museum are posted below.