FBI investigating camouflaged intruder photographing Ore. dam
LOWELL, Ore. -- The FBI wants to know the identity of a man who climbed a barbed wire fence and entered Lookout Point Dam, southeast of Eugene, on March 2.
Surveillance cameras caught the intruder on tape just before 2 a.m.
The Army Corps of Engineers released the video in the hope the public will help identify the man.
“We don’t know exactly what he was doing or why he was there,” said Erik Petersen, Operations Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
“We believe he was taking pictures of the facility. Why? We're not sure," said Petersen.
PSU terrorism expert Gary Perlstein agreed there was reason to be concerned, noting that the man was camouflaged and had to intentionally climbed over barbed wire fencing to reach the spot where he was seen on surveillance cameras.