Bonneville Salt Flats sign stolen

Bureau of Land Management says theft occurred June 11.

(Bureau of Land Management Utah via Twitter) The Bureau of Land Management posted a photo of the missing sign on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

The Bureau of Land Management’s Salt Lake Field office reported that the Bonneville Salt Flats welcome sign has been stolen.

According to a Twitter post from the BLM, the sign was discovered stolen on June 11. The Bonneville Salt Flats, located in Tooele County, are listed as “one of Utah’s most iconic landscapes,” with 30,000 acres of hard salt crust on the western edge of the Great Salt Lake Basin.

Individuals can report any information they may have on the theft to 801-977-4387. The crime is classified as a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to 12 months in prison with fines up to $1,000.

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