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Law enforcement seizes artifacts excavated in Alpine

A report that someone was digging in the National Forest causing significant damage led local, state and federal authorities in Alpine County to recover a number of Indian artifacts.The Alpine County Sheriff's Office said Monday that they received a report that someone was excavating, possibly making trees and large boulders unstable.On Sept. 7, Alpine, U.S. Forest Service and Department of Fish & Game investigators spotted a vehicle parked in the area. Deputies responded to the area and spoke with the suspect.“Subsequent investigation by a Forest Service Special Agent led to the recovery of a number of artifacts,” Undersheriff Robert Levy …

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The Record Courier Updated Sep 18, 2012 07:42PM Published Sep 18, 2012 07:41PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.