Police Say Vandals Cause $40K in Damages at Mercedes Livestock Show Grounds

2 years 10 months 1 week ago Thursday, September 20 2018 Sep 20, 2018 September 20, 2018 11:46 AM September 20, 2018 in News

MERCEDES – Mercedes police are investigating after vandals caused $40,000 in damages at the livestock show and rodeo grounds.

Event organizers say the crime could have a significant impact. 

“The livestock show gives out $1.7 million in scholarship and premium money,” says Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show general manager D.J. Wernecke.

The livestock show board of directors is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

If you have information about the case, call Mercedes police at 956-565-3102.

Watch the video above for more information. 

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