PPSO investigating several cases of vandalism in Belle Chasse

PPSO investigating several cases of vandalism in Belle Chasse
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POSTED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 1:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 1:04am

On Monday, November 11, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office 1st District Patrol Division responded to eight complaints of Criminal Damage to Property in three Belle Chasse neighborhoods. The crimes were reported in the 500 block of E. Second Street; 100, 300 and 500 blocks of E. Third Street; 100 block of C Street, and 100 block of W. X Street.

During the investigations, it was discovered that either late Sunday (November 10) evening, or early Monday (November 11) morning, six different vehicles’ windows were shattered by an unknown suspect(s). Additionally, two of the six vehicles sustained damage to the body. Two other owners reported only body damage to their vehicles. No items were taken from any of the vehicles.

Investigators believe that the suspects caused the damage with a BB or pellet gun. Evidence was recovered from one of the scenes and submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory for analysis.

Initial estimates of damage are believed to be nearly $4,000.

Victims who may not have reported damage to their vehicles are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 504-564-2525 to report the crimes.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward up to $2,500 for information on this crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-STOP. Callers do not have to give their name or testify to receive the cash reward. Tips can also be emailed at www.crimestoppersgno.org, texted by dialing 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S) and text TellCS then your crime information, or via the Crimestoppers Mobile App TipSubmit.

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