Monday, December 22, 2008

Parking Meter Thefts

The Martinsburg Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in solving a rash of vandalism and Grand Larceny thefts that has occurred to the Municipal Parking Meters within the city limits.

It appears that through the evening and early morning hours from December 16th through December 22nd 2008 there were approximately thirteen (13) parking meters which were damaged and their coin boxes and content taken. In some instances the entire meter and resting pole were also stolen.

These areas include the 200 block of East King Street, the area of Water and East King Street, the Gaston Caperton Train Station parking lot, and the parking lot area of the Martinsburg Public Library.

Martinsburg Police are making increased area patrols in these locations and are also reviewing video surveillance of these areas.

Anyone with information regarding these thefts and or the identity of said suspect (s) is urged to call the Martinsburg Police Department at 304 264 2100 and or Berkeley County Crime Solvers at 304 267 4999 a monetary reward will be paid for information leading to the recovery of the stolen parking meters and or the arrest of said suspect (s)

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