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Attempt to Locate - Criminal Mischief Suspect(s)

The City of San Marcos is seeking help from the public identifying the person or people who spray-painted an ancient cypress tree on Thompson’s Island.

The damage was discovered July 1. It is believed the offense took place sometime the week before.
The tree is estimated to be over 300 years old and it is one of the oldest and largest cypress trees in this section of the river. 

The city’s arborist is assessing the damage to estimate
the dollar amount and determine the best way to repair the tree. 

People with information about the vandalism should call Crime Stoppers
at 800.324.8477 or submit tip information to 

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000.00
for information leading to an arrest in this incident.

You may also submit information electronically from the link on the Hays County Crime Stoppers website or by using the free “” application from a smart phone. Information leading to the arrest and indictment of criminal suspect(s) may be eligible for a CASH reward of up to $1,000. All calls are confidential and callers will remain anonymous. You do not have to give your name and you will not have to testify in court.

Hays County Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 CASH for information that helps Law Enforcement agencies solve Felony Crimes.  

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