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Culprit runs after destroying town property

Monday morning started early for Moorcroft police officer Nick Curley as he was called to a street light post in North Big Horn Avenue in front of the post office that had been struck and toppled some time during the preceding night, presumably by a vehicle.

According to Public Works Director Cory Allison, the town does not keep an extra pole on hand. The last fixture they ordered cost approximately $6500 and took about five months to be delivered.

This is the second such incident within the month of July; an unknown individual drove into the east fence at Robinson Park two weeks ago and ran a...