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

LC police investigating string of vehicle, property damage

Posted: Updated:
Suspect vehicle (Source: Lake Charles Police Department) Suspect vehicle (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
  • More Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Unions celebrate Labor Day 2014

    Unions celebrate Labor Day 2014

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:41:06 GMT
    Unions celebrated Labor Day 2014 with annual picnic and visits from politicians.More >>
    Unions celebrated Labor Day 2014 with annual picnic and visits from politicians.More >>
  • Volunteers help build ramp for local artist

    Volunteers help build ramp for local artist

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:20:42 GMT
    Some local volunteers spent their Labor Day weekend helping to build a ramp for a local artist whose leg had to be amputated.More >>
    Some local volunteers spent their Labor Day weekend helping to build a ramp for a local artist whose leg had to be amputated.More >>
  • Tropical Depression forms in the Bay of Campeche

    Tropical Depression forms in the Bay of Campeche

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:45:55 GMT
    The first 2 weeks of September mark the peak of tropical activity of the Atlantic hurricane season. So right on cue we now have a new tropical depression in the Bay of Campeche...More >>
    The first 2 weeks of September mark the peak of tropical activity of the Atlantic hurricane season. So right on cue we now have a new tropical depression in the Bay of Campeche...More >>
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

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.

Copyright 2012 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow