The Shorewood police are looking for the vandals who went on a window-smashing spree.
Do you know who was responsible for smashing upwards of 20 car windows in Shorewood, Channahon and Minooka last week? If so, the Shorewood police would like to hear from you. Shorewood police Sgt. Jason Barten said vandals smashed at least 14 car windows in his town the night of April 20 and about a half dozen more in Channahon and Minooka. The vandals appear to have used a BB gun or slingshot to break the windows. Barten asked anyone with information to give the Shorewood Police Department a call at 815-725-1460.
A rash of criminal damage to property events has a number of police agencies investigating the crimes.
In Shorewood on Friday night, a number of cars were damaged with what appeared to be a BB gun. This was also the case in Channahon, Minooka and unincorporated areas of Will County. Channahon Police Lt. Mark Fischer said the department took seven incident reports of damage to vehicles, but that around 20 people were victims in the incidents. That means that a number of cars in the same vicinity were damaged at the same time. "Our evidence techs believe it’s a BB gun," Fischer said. He added that unincorporated areas of Channahon and Troy townships also had reports of damage that were being handled by Will County Sheriff's Police. Minooka Police Department had a similar situation. "This past weekend, we had reports of 16 vehicles that were …