On May 23, 2019, at about 2325 hours, Newark Police began to receive reports of damaged tires on vehicles parked in the unit block of Madison Drive. Witnesses reported that a white male was observed walking along Madison Drive puncturing tires of vehicles with a knife.
Responding officers located three different vehicles with tire damage consistent with having been punctured with a knife. Officers obtained a suspect description of a white male, 5’5″ – 5’10” with facial hair and wearing a green button down shirt. Responding officers did not locate the suspect in the area.
A short time later, officers received a report of a similarly described white male acting disorderly about a half mile away on South Main Street. Officers located this subject and obtained his identity. His involvement in this incident remains under investigation.
Anyone who may be a victim of tire slashing last night on Madison Drive is asked to call Newark Police at (302) 366-7111. Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call PO A. Maiura at (302) 366-7100 x. 3495 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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