LC police investigating case involving 61 counts of vehicle, pro - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

LC police investigating string of vehicle, property damage

Suspect vehicle (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Suspect vehicle (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating 61 criminal damage to property reports that occurred between the hours of 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 and 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. 

In a Tuesday news release, officials said that more than 60 vehicles and several area businesses were damaged Saturday night and early Sunday morning with damages estimated at approximately $50,000.

Officials said in several cases, victims had windows shot out on more than one vehicle parked in their driveway.

Officials said some of the targeted areas are Pear Street, Rena Street, Tulip Street, Rose Street, 11th Street, 21st Street, Ryan Street, Pine Street, Louisiana Avenue, Tousand Street, Orrin Street and numerous other locations.

Detectives are searching for a late model, 2009 to 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, possible an LT edition, medium gray or silver with factory chrome rims. Windows may possibly be tinted, according to officials.

Officials said the suspect vehicle was occupied by three male subjects utilizing a CO2 air BB or pellet pistol to reportedly shoot out the windows of the victim's vehicles and businesses.

Any information can contact Detective M. Nicosia at 337-491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.

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