Leesville Dam Recreation area target of vandalism

LEESVILLE (WSLS 10) – Appalachian Power said vandals damaged the public picnic and recreation area adjacent to its Leesville Dam in eastern Pittsylvania County.

Damage discovered recently includes broken picnic tables, a stolen water fountain that was ripped from an exterior wall, and broken plumbing in the restrooms. 

APCO said the Pittsylvania County Sheriff is investigating and the company is offering a cash reward for information about the vandalism. They believe it happened the evening of June 3. 

Repairs are being made to the location.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Pittsylvania County Sheriff by calling CrimeStoppers at (800)791-0044. Information can also be supplied by calling Appalachian Power’s Security Operations Center at (866)747-5845.