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Mayor Issues Warning to Vandals

(La Porte, IN) - Police are investigating an ongoing spree of vandalism in La Porte.  The damage includes scratching motor vehicles.


Mayor Tom Dermody, at Rumely and Scott Streets on Sunday, when he vowed the suspects would be caught while standing in front of a scratch mark in the paint of a keyed Chevy Silverado.  He said the amount of vandalism has been excessive and committed by people he described as younger and older adults.


“This is unacceptable in the city of La Porte,  We will catch you,” he said.  Dermody says police are beefing up patrols to try and catch the suspects in the act and discourage future damage.  He said images of the possible suspects captured by surveillance cameras nearby have also been turned into police.


People seeing anything that might be usual or with information is asked to contact Police at 219-362-6205.

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