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TUMALO FALLS, OR --  The vandalism case at Tumalo Falls that garnered a lot of social media attention, last spring, is reportedly settled.


Read more on the Tumalo Falls Vandals incident and media attention.


The U.S. Forest Service investigated the incident and issued a federal ticket. A fine was assessed and USFS officials say funds were received to repair the damaged railing.


Read more on the Vandalism Investigation.


The citation is now considered resolved and no other information will be released. 


--- UPDATE ---


The U.S. Attorney's Office released the name of the man who was fined, after pressure from the media. Initially the office refused to release his name, how much he was fined or what he paid in restitution. The Oregonian pressed the Central Violations Bureau for records of the citation. Scott G. Duke was ticketed for aiding and abetting damaging any natural feature or property of the United States. The agency redacted Duke's age and state of residence. 

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