MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Mining Association (AMA) on Tuesday announced that Brookwood’s Warrior Met Coal, Inc. is offering a cash reward of up to $10,000 to any individual that provides information to the Tuscaloosa County Sherriff’s Department that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of any person who intentionally caused damage to electrical transmission and distribution equipment located on Warrior’s property on the evenings of May 15, June 1, or June 12 of this year.
Damage to this equipment impacted public utility service and can seriously endanger the health and safety of the company’s workers.
“Our industry’s greatest responsibility is to ensure the health and safety of our workforce and our neighbors in the communities where we operate,” said Patrick Cagle, president of AMA. “These incidents were serious threats to Warrior’s team and the surrounding area, and we encourage anyone with information to contact the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office so this reckless behavior can be stopped.”
Anyone with information which may assist law enforcement in their investigation into these incidents should contact the Tuscaloosa County Sherriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 205-464-8652.
If law enforcement confirms that the information you provided led to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the damage, you will be entitled to a reward up to $10,000. The amount of the reward will be determined by how helpful the information was to law enforcement in apprehending the person(s) responsible.
The mission of the Alabama Mining Association is to promote the safe and sustainable mining of the natural resources that strengthen our infrastructure and grow our economy.