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Vandalism Across National Parks

The National Park Service is looking into reported vandalism by Casey Nocket, or "Creepytings," who left paintings in 10 national parks.

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The National Park Service is investigating paintings made by “Creepytings,” who documented her acts of vandalism in 10 national parks on her social media accounts.

“Creepytings,” otherwise known as Casey Nocket from New York, has shut down her Instagram and Tumblr accounts since the NPS got on the case. However, Modernhiker.com, which first released the story, was able to gather some of the images before she did so. Photos from her Tumblr blog depict her in the act in Canyonlands and Zion. Another photo shows a painting in a location she names “wilderness,” and a third includes Nocket sitting on protected pictographs in Joshua Tree, simply captioned, “#rockstuff.”

National blogs and news sources describe Nocket as “a serial vandal,” and “a vandal on the loose.”

The National Park Service lists the areas affected as Yosemite, Death Valley, Crater Lake, Zion, Canyonlands, Grand Canyon, Sequoia Kings Canyon, Joshua Tree, Rocky Mountain and Bryce Canyon National Parks.