LPD responds to graffiti and criminal mischief on west side of Logansport

Last Updated on July 1, 2015 by cassnetwork

On June 14, a Logansport citizen contacted the Logansport Police Department to report multiple counts of graffiti.

The Logansport Patrol Division reports various homes, garages, vehicles, fences, street signs,and a local business were spray painted. The graffiti ranged from foul language to incoherent sayings and pictures.

Upwards of 20 property owners reported over 30 pieces of property vandalized with black spray paint.

The majority of the graffiti had taken place near the North West side of town, ranging several block:

400/500 Block (s) of West Linden
300/500 Block of West Miami
600 Block of Brown Street
500 Block of Wheatland
1100 Block of Erie Ave

The Logansport Police Department Gang Suppression Unit (formed in 2012), formed from members of the Criminal Investigations Division, Narcotics Division, Patrol, and our School Resource Officer Program has led the investigation.

Through examination of the documented graffiti and other resources, it’s clear this case is nothing more than extreme vandalism.

The vandalism has not been linked to Criminal Gang Activity. The Logansport Police Department has been contact with the Family Opportunity Center and will be coordinating a cleanup through their Community Service Program.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Police Department

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