Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Destruction of Property

On Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 1412 hours, the Martinsburg Police Dept responded to 610 South Raleigh Street for a report of several juveniles around the house holding bricks. Upon arriving at the scene, Officers saw two rear windows of the residence broken out and a brick on the inside. While at the residence, Martinsburg Police received a separate call of juveniles in the area of Boydville with golf clubs. Cpl. Funkhouser and Ptlm. Somers responded to Boydville from Raleigh Street and located 5 juveniles in the back of an old ambulance with golf clubs.

After speaking with the juveniles, it was discovered that they were responsible for breaking out the window at 610 South Raleigh Street and they had also broken out some windows to a greenhouse at Boydville. Further investigation revealed that some of the juveniles were also responsible for damages caused to a vehicle to the rear of 639 South Raleigh Street which was reported on Friday as well as damages caused to a vehicle at Martinsburg Concrete on Saturday.

This investigation is ongoing as the Police believe that the juveniles may be responsible for other similar incidents. Anyone with any further information about these incidents or other similar incidents should contact the Martinsburg Police Dept at 304-264-2100.

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