Police in Sweet Springs are asking the public for help in identifying whoever opened fire hydrants throughout the town on Sunday. The suspects reportedly drained about 360,000 gallons from a water tower. Police Chief Richard Downing said damage is estimated at $5,000.
Officials believe the incident happened between 1 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on June 23. Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Anyone with information should contact the Sweet Springs Police Department at (660) 335-6823