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Additional $500 added to reward for information about projectile incidents

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MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (KION) The Monterey County Sheriff's Office tells KION that an additional $500 has been added to the reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons hitting vehicles with projectiles near Aromas and Prunedale.

On Tuesday, the Monterey County Sheriff's Office contributed $2,500 and Supervisor Philips contributed $500 to assist the California Highway Patrol with its investigation. Today's contribution came from a Monterey County couple.

The CHP said it is now working together with the Monterey County Sheriff's Office and has received hundreds of leads.

There have been at least 42 instances of vehicles being hit by projectiles between Vierra Canyon and the Red Barn on Highway 202, but some were also on State Route 156 toward Hollister.

The CHP said it does have extra patrols out along Highway 101, but has not revealed where those patrols are or when they are happening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monterey County Sheriff's Office at 888-833-4847.

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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.


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