The Havre de Grace Police Department received several reports of vandalism recently, from a vehicle covered with a strange white substance to a mangled soap dispenser.
On Dec. 1, a blue Mustang was keyed on the 600 block of Franklin Street, according to police. The incident was reported at 12:53 p.m. Saturday. No further information was available.
Public Property Vandalism
Saturday morning, police were alerted that a piece of public property had been taken for a walk by the water.
At 9:30 a.m. on Dec.1, police found that a park bench on the 100 block of Lafayette Street, near the Concord Point Lighthouse, was not in its usual place.
Police said that someone moved the bench from a concrete pad near the lighthouse to rocks by the water. No damage was reported, according to police, and the Department of Public Works returned the bench to its pad.
At 2:35 p.m. on Nov. 30, police said that a soap dispensing machine was reported damaged at Sparkles Laundry.
There was no money inside the machine on the 1200 block of Superior Street, but police said it appeared the culprit was looking for change inside the dispenser. Estimated damage was $300. There are no suspects, according to police.
At 9:10 p.m. on Nov. 29, a woman reported her 2008 Chevy had been vandalized on the 100 block of Seneca Avenue.
After investigation, police found "a white substance discovered to be Silly String" on the vehicle, Jeff Gilpin of the Havre de Grace Police Department, told Patch.
The owner washed off the Silly String. There are no suspects, Gilpin said.
Also on Thursday, Nov. 29, a citizen filed a report that two tires had been slashed on the 800 block of Otsego Street.
The incident happened sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, according to the report. The vehicle was taken for repair.