N.J. Man Arrested for Slashing Police, Fire Vehicle Tires

September 01, 2017

Police in Somerdale, N.J., have arrested a man believed to be responsible for slashing the tires of several police and fire vehicles, WPVI reported.

The suspect was seen on surveillance footage walking into the parking lot of the Somerdale Police and Municipal Building Headquarters and slashing all four tires on nine police vehicles, one fire vehicle, and three personal vehicles belonging to officers. In total, 52 tires were slashed.

A spokesperson from the Somerdale Police Department told WPVI that the cost to replace all the tires could exceed $9,000.

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