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Car Break-ins On the Rise in Spokane, Leaving Police, Residents and Even Repair Shops Frustrated

Take a look while strolling downtown and you’re bound to see it – shattered glass on sidewalks, streets and parking lots from vandals bashing a car window, taking valuables from inside and fleeing the scene. Click here to read more.

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Man Uses Fire Extinguisher to Smash Windows in 16 Vehicles in Pittsburgh Garage

Police said the man apparently did not attempt to steal anything from the vehicles. An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. Click here to read more.

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Couple Returns From Wedding Ceremony to Find Car Windows Broken, Important Documents Taken

Although the car had tinted windows and their valuables were covered, the couple thinks a thief was waiting for an opportunity and saw the bride and her matron of honor get out of the vehicle without their purses and took … Continue reading

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Church Hill Neighbors Wake Up to 20 Cars Vandalized, Windows Smashed

In a Nest Camera video from a neighbor’s home, a person can be seen smashing the windows. It appears they were punching each window. The vandalism was in Church Hill, Va., near downtown Richmond. Click here to read more.  

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Car Windows Smashed Overnight in Jersey

Four vehicles were all parked in a row nearest the railway walk in Le Clos Orange. Police said the majority of windows on the cars were smashed “likely using a tool.” Click here to read more.  

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Police Search for Two Believed to Have Smashed 10 Car Windows in Naugatuck

According to police, the windows of 10 cars and counting were smashed. Officers are working to identify the people involved who authorities said were using a white Acura. Click here to read more.  

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‘Students Did Not Deserve This’: More Than 30 Cars Damaged at Three Kansas City Schools

A GoFundMe account has raised more than $4,000 and ClearView Auto Glass of Lenexa has partnered to repair the glass in students’ vehicles after vandalism left windows broken and items stolen. Click here to read more.  

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Police Looking For Man Accused of Vandalizing Truck by Throwing Large Rocks at Windshield

This isn’t Vidourek’s first time dealing with this headache. On Feb. 20, every vehicle his family owned had the tires slashed, and it happened again on March 8 and 9. He had to buy a total of 34 tires, adding … Continue reading

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Paralympic Gold Medals Stolen From Car, Recovered Easter Sunday

On April 16, three-time Paralympic Gold Medalist Jen Lee found his back car window in shambles while parked in a parking garage in the Rim at La Cantera. His gold medals from Paralympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, Paralympic Winter Games … Continue reading

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Auburn Police Seek ID on Suspect Accused of Smashing Out Car Windows

Authorities say a man drove behind a business, then walked up to a parked car and smashed out three of its windows. Police did not specify where this happened or if anything led up to this incident. Click here to … Continue reading

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Man Arrested for Breaking Windows of 80 Vehicles at Schaumburg Dealership

Officers found the man, 20, on a sidewalk near the dealership with a blunt metal object, Christenson said. Over 80 vehicles at that dealership had broken windows. It was too early to estimate the value of the damage. Click here … Continue reading

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Two Arrested After Dozens of Cars Broken into in Wolcott

Police have arrested two people accused of smashing windows and breaking into over 40 cars in Wolcott. Officials said a man and woman smashed out car windows and stole items from cars in the Wolfs Hill Road, Munson Road and … Continue reading

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Grandview Police Investigate Dozens of Car Break-ins

Officers said they have already taken about 40 reports of broken car windows and items missing from vehicles. “I’ve been here well over 30 years, and it’s not something I’ve ever seen,” GPD Detective Sergeant Dean Van Winkle said. Click … Continue reading

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Colwood Woman Reeling After Pickaxe-Wielding Vandal Smashes Car Windshield

A Colwood mother and her family are still reeling after an alleged pickaxe-wielding vandal was chased out of the area after wreaking havoc. At around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Tami Brown heard noises coming from outside. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Increased Car Break-ins Overwhelm Repair Shops

As car break-ins become a growing crime trend in Memphis, the problem is proving to be not only an invasion of privacy but also a major inconvenience. WREG has reported dozens of car break-ins and vandalisms over the last few … Continue reading

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Vandals Smash Windshields of Several Parked Cars Along Three Rogers Park Blocks

Several vehicles were vandalized early Tuesday morning along two separate blocks in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police. In the first incident, a male suspect was seen breaking the windshields of at least five parked cars around … Continue reading

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Ocala Man Arrested After Throwing Rock at School Bus with Children on Board, Cracking Windshield

A 41-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he threw a rock at a school bus that was transporting ten children. On Tuesday, October 19 around 4:00 p.m., a Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived on Pecan Road in Ocala in … Continue reading

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