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Dublin Police see spike of vandalism

December 8, 2011 – (DUBLIN, Ohio) – The Dublin Division of Police have seen a significant increase in vandalism activity in residential neighborhoods over the past two weeks.

The primary types of vandalism include smashing pumpkins, destroying mailboxes, breaking vehicle windows, egging residences and damaging Christmas decorations. Based on the type of vandalism and when they have occurred, police suspect these acts were committed by young adults or juveniles.

“We have seen a recent spike in vandalism and are asking our residents and businesses to increase their vigilance,” said Chief Heinz von Eckartsberg. “Only by working together will we continue to make Dublin a safe place to live, work and visit.”

Police are asking residents to watch for criminal/suspicious activities in their neighborhoods, especially on Friday nights to Saturday mornings, and Saturday nights to Sunday mornings. Residents are encouraged to contact Dublin Police at 614.889.1112 if they witness a crime or suspect suspicious activity.

Media Contact:
Megan Canavan, Public Information Officer
614.410.4504 (office) | 614.327.6827 (mobile)
mcanavan@dublin.oh.us (email)
@DublinOhio | @DublinPolice (twitter)

About the Dublin Division of Police

The Dublin Division of Police’s mission is to provide the highest level of service through the enforcement of laws and the protection of life, property and the constitutional rights of all. We will meet the present and future needs of the public through a continued partnership with our community. We will remain dedicated to service and committed to excellence, focusing on the following core values: integrity, pride, respect and professionalism.