More vandalism hits Arlington
By ADAM RUDNICK
Arlington Times Reporter
August 4, 2010 · 12:34 PM
ARLINGTON — Authorities are investigating yet another vandalism case in Arlington.
Sometime between 11 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, and 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, seven vehicles and one house in the Gleneagle neighborhood sustained damage from apparent BB projectiles, said Kristin Banfield, city of Arlington spokeswoman.
Windows of five vehicles and one house in the 7200 and 7400 blocks of W. Country Club Drive were damaged, as were two vehicles in the 7700 block of Eaglefield Dr.
Police initially received a 911 call reporting that one vehicle in the neighborhood had been damaged. That call came in at approximately 5:30 a.m. Aug. 4.
After investigating the area, police then found the additional vehicle and property damage.
Authorities currently have no suspects. Citizens with information regarding the case are encouraged to call the Arlington Police Department at 360-403-3400.
The case marks the third vandalism case to hit the Arlington area within four days.
Authorities said that sometime between Friday, July 30 and Monday, Aug. 2, somebody broke into the district's bus yard, located in the 19100 block of 63rd Avenue NE, and damaged bus windows, windshields, seats and windshield wipers on about 40 buses.
But school buses were not the only property to be damaged during the weekend.
At least 25 parked vehicles were also damaged in the High Clover Park and Heartfield residential neighborhoods. Many of the vehicles had their tires slashed. Additionally, a number of signs and lawn ornaments were also vandalized.
Banfield said that police do not believe the three acts are related.
"I feel so sorry for these people that are having to go through this," Banfield said. "I know how angry I would be if this had happened to me."Contact Arlington Times Reporter Adam Rudnick at email@example.com or 360-659-1300 Ext. 5056.