SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The candidates running for Summit County Sheriff are working together after someone painted swastikas and other images of hate on campaign signs for Summit County Sheriff Jamie FitzSimons.
“FitzSimons for Sheriff” political signs in the Lakeview Meadows neighborhood were damaged. The area is along Highway 9 near Farmer’s Korner.READ MORE: Lightning Sparks Over 20 New Wildfires In Extreme Southwest Colorado On Friday
Investigators say “1A for Summit” political signs were also vandalized.
His challenger, Republican Derek Woodman, is adding $500 to the reward for information leading to the suspects.READ MORE: 'Little Slice Of Hell' House Under Contract With Cash Offer, Off The Market
“It’s just disgusting it’s just not what our communities about,” said Woodman. “This community just does not tolerate this kind of intolerance.”
The FBI and Summit County prosecutors have joined the sheriff’s office in the investigation.
A $2,500 reward is available to anyone with more information that leads to the arrest of those responsible.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Scattered Saturday Storms, Few Could Turn Severe On The Plains
Those with more information can call 970-668-8600.