Duckbill vandalism investigation seeks public help

The Oregon State Police Department (OPS) is continuing the investigation regarding the Cape Kiwanda vandalism. OSP is working on identifying person(s) in the video(s) displaying the destruction of the natural rock, ‘Duckbill’ formation at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.
The ‘Duckbill’ before vandals destroyed the natural rock formation in August. File photo

While, OSP extends their thanks to people who have already come forward with information, officials said they’ve exhausted all investigative leads on what the public had previously provided.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects, that they have not already reported to law enforcement, are asked to please call the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at (503) 375-3555, or email tips to All calls are kept confidential.
The ‘Duckbill’ natural rock formation after the vandalism last month. File photo

OSP stated the investigation is ongoing and information will be released when available.

The following link is provide by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department in their original release. It also contains links to the photos and video of the vandalism.

Previous News Release from Oregon Parks and Recreation Department:

Contact Info:
Sergeant Kyle Hove
Public Information Officer
Oregon State Police
Contact Phone (Cell) 541-419-8843
Media Email:
Twitter: @ORStatePolice
Facebook: @ospsocial