Police in Bettendorf are warning residents about a slew of vandalism happening in the city by someone using slingshots.
In a Facebook post, police say they think the suspect(s) is/are using a slingshot to shoot marbles through car windows and front windows and the siding of homes.
The Bettendorf Police Department took several reports of criminal mischief/vandalism to residences and vehicles over the...
Posted by Bettendorf Police Department on Monday, March 1, 2021
Here's where the damage happened over the weekend.
The areas of criminal mischief were from:
-6700 block of Jakes Lane (occurred overnight 2/26/21 or 2/27/21)
-1200 block of 23rd Street (Reported immediately after vandalism happened on 02/28/21 at 7:44 p.m.)
-3400 block of Central Avenue (Reported immediately after vandalism happened on 02/28/21 at 7:47 p.m.)
-4300 block of 18th Street (occurred overnight 2/28/21-3/1/21)
-3800 block of Deertrail Road (occurred overnight 2/28/21-3/1/21)
Police are asking anyone in those areas who might have security or doorbell cameras to take a look and see if they find suspicious activity. You can contact the Scott Emergency Communications Center at 563-344-4015, ext. 9 if you have information.
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