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33-Year-Old Man Accused of Attacking Mechanic With Bleach, Smashing Car Windshield in New Jersey

A 33-year-old man is accused of attacking a mechanic with bleach in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. Police say the suspect threw bleach in the victim’s face and smashed his windshield at an auto repair shop on May 15. Read more … Continue reading

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Rock Thrown Through Windshield Kills NC Woman

A woman died after a rock was thrown through her windshield in Burke County, North Carolina, on May 15. The state highway patrol found 23-year-old Brittany Elizabeth Ferguson dead from her injuries inside her 2006 Ford Taurus. Read more here.

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More Than 30 Car Break-Ins Prompt Concern from Dallas Residents

More than 30 vehicles were broken into early on the morning of May 14 across a three-block area in Dallas. Many of them had smashed windows. Read more here.

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Man Being Robbed Fires Shots at Suspects, Hits Bystander’s Car Window

A man says he is grateful to be alive after his car was hit by gunfire while he was stopped at a traffic light in the Greater Uptown area of Houston on Saturday. Read more here.

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Another Teen Pleads Guilty in Rock-Throwing Spree That Killed Woman

A second teen accused of throwing landscaping rocks at a string of cars, killing a 20-year-old woman and injuring several others, pleaded guilty to murder charges on May 15. Read more here.

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Armed Robbery Suspect Who Fled Toward Town Dump Sought

Police in Massachusetts are searching for one of two suspects connected to an armed robbery that happened in Randolph. Locals spotted the getaway car, which had a smashed window, in a neighborhood. Read more here.

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Teen Pleads Guilty After Throwing Rocks Through Windshield, Killing Driver

One of three Colorado teens charged in the killing of a driver who had a rock smash through her windshield pled guilty after reaching a deal with the prosecution. Read more here.

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Police Search for Suspects After Woman’s Car is Vandalized in Pennsylvania

Police are searching for suspects after a woman’s car was vandalized over the weekend in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. The woman suffered a flat tire and left her vehicle on the side of the road. When she returned, she discovered extensive vandalism … Continue reading

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Man Runs from Police After Crashing Car in Suspected Drunk Driving Incident

A 20-year-old man was arrested on May 11 after crashing his car and attempting to flee police in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. When he crashed, an officer broke one of the windows of the vehicle to help the driver get … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Family Faces Multiple Tax Violation Charges

The Minnesota Department of Revenue and Kanabec County Attorney’s Office have filed charges against a family accused of multiple tax violations. According to the complaints, Jeffrey and Bridget Lien operated Perfection Auto Glass/Minnesota Auto Glass. Read more here.

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Man Dies After Gunman Fires Shots Through Car Windshield in Chicago

A man was fatally shot while inside a vehicle in West Englewood the morning of May 5. Read more here.

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Vehicle Shot at on Interstate 83 in The York Area, State Police Investigating

A bullet struck the rear windshield of a vehicle in York County, Pennsylvania, over the weekend, according to the state police. Read more here.

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Deer Park Residents on Edge as Police Hunt for Culprits Behind Luxury Car Theft Spree

A high-dollar vehicle theft spree is baffling police and neighbors in Deer Park, Texas. Early Friday morning, three vehicles were taken from various homes across the city. Police believe the same people are responsible for all three thefts. Read more … Continue reading

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Speeding Driver Caught with Busted Windshield

A young driver from Parkhill, Ontario, is without a vehicle following a traffic stop on Tuesday, April 23. Read more here.

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Lake County Man Shatters Patrol Car Windshield in Michigan City Stop

An escalated confrontation ensued following a traffic stop on Sunday evening, leading to a Lake County man shattering the windshield of a patrol car. Read more here.

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Car Windshield Riddled with Bullets in Uptown Charlotte Shooting; Suspect Sought

A suspect who shot into an occupied vehicle in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, is being sought, local police announced Wednesday. Read more here.

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Rock Allegedly Thrown from Overpass Smashes Driver’s Windshield, Quebec Police Investigating

Quebec provincial police are investigating after a rock smashed into a driver’s windshield that may have been thrown from an overpass. Read more here.

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Apex Man Nabbed after He’s Caught on Video Smashing 14 Car Windshields Worth $7,000, Police Say

Police in Apex, North Carolina, say they have arrested a man who was caught on video damaging more than a dozen town trucks and SUVs last week. Read more here.

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Rock into Moving Vehicle on Day of Eclipse

A man was arrested on the day of the total solar eclipse after he allegedly threw a rock into a car driving on US 183. Read more here.

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DWI Roundup: Woman Sideswipes Car, Breaks Trooper’s Windshield

A Greenville, North Carolina, woman was charged with driving while impaired after she struck another vehicle and proceeded to kick and break a State Highway Patrol car’s windshield. Read more here.

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Car Break-Ins in the Kansas City Metro Leaving Glass Repair Businesses Busy

More than a dozen people in Raytown, Missouri, joined a very long list of others in the Kansas City metro who have been victims of car break-ins. Read more here.

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Vandals Smash Car Windshields Near Temple’s North Philadelphia Campus

Philadelphia police are searching for a group of people captured on camera smashing and vandalizing cars near Temple University in North Philadelphia. Read more here.

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Man Throws Items Into Street, Reportedly Breaks Vehicle’s Windshield

A man was taken into custody Sunday after he threw items into the middle of the street, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed. Read more here.

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More Reports Emerge of Woman Smashing Windshields in Los Angeles with Brick

More people are coming forward with reports about a woman damaging the windows of parked cars in Los Angeles using a brick. Read more here.

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Driver Traveling 110 mph on I-84 Arrested on Firearm, Officer Impersonation Charges

A New York man is facing charges that include carrying a pistol without a permit, impersonating a police officer and violating tinted auto glass requirements following a traffic stop off eastbound Interstate 84 last week, police said. Read more here.

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Man Chases Car Burglar, Fires Gunshot at Getaway Vehicle, Shattering Passenger-side Window

A man who saw someone breaking into his sister’s vehicle chased after him and fired a single gunshot in the parking lot of a South Side apartment complex early Monday morning, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Read more … Continue reading

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King’s Lynn Man Punched Man and Smashed Car Window Before Swearing and Spitting at Police Officers

In the United Kingdom, a drunk 22-year-old smashed a driver’s rear window with a wine bottle before punching a man in the back of the head and spitting at a police officer. Read more here.

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Cracked Windshield Leads to Drug Bust

Duncan, Oklahoma, police arrested two people in connection to over 100 grams of controlled dangerous substances thanks to a cracked windshield. Read more here.

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Leesburg Driver Tracked After Allegedly Attacking Fellow Motorist After 2023 Car Crash

A Leesburg, Virginia, man was jailed Tuesday for breaking a man’s car window to attack him after their involvement in a car collision early last year. Read more here.

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Mason City Police Investigating String of Home, Vehicle Window Smashing Incidents

Authorities are looking into several cases of window smashing among homes and cars in Mason City, Iowa. According to the Mason City Police Department, officers responded to seven calls of windows being broken out with rocks on Saturday, March 16. … Continue reading

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Boxer Who Smashed Car Window to Pinch Woman’s Pizza Served a Slice of Justice

A boxer drunkenly smashed through a woman’s car window to steal her pizza. He was found eating the takeout slumped in an alleyway a short time later. Read more here.

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Caught On Camera: Thief Uses Rock to Smash Car Window, Steal Backpack

A thief is on the run after a vehicle break-in was caught on camera in broad daylight in Denver. Read more here.

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Gurugram Police Crack Down on Interstate Vehicle Lifting Gang, Recover Stolen Vehicles

In a significant breakthrough, the police in Gurugram, India have apprehended two members of an interstate vehicle lifting gang that employed sophisticated techniques, including GPS jammers and duplicate key-making devices, to execute their thefts. The thieves would break the glass … Continue reading

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Man Throws Fire Extinguisher at Vehicle, Injuring Two Children

A man threw a fire extinguisher at a passing vehicle in Pasadena, shattering a rear window. The glass from the broken window injured two children inside the car. Read more here.

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Sleeping Driver Startled during Vehicle Break-in at Carpool Lot

A driver resting inside their parked vehicle in Ontario, Canada, was startled awake by a would-be thief breaking into their vehicle by smashing one of the windows. Read more here.

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2 CPD Officers Struck when Bullet Hits Windshield while on Patrol in Humboldt Park Neighborhood

Two Chicago police officers were on a routine patrol in their squad car when a gunshot struck their windshield, hitting one officer in his bulletproof vest and leaving the other injured from broken glass. Read more here.

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Bullet Strikes Security Detail’s Vehicle of Former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in Logan Square

A shot fired at the security detail assigned to former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot struck and damaged the windshield of their unmarked squad car. Read more here.

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3 times in 6 Weeks: This Man’s Car was Broken Into. Then His Rental Car. Then Another Replacement.

A Cincinnati resident found the windows of his vehicle smashed in, and each time he tried to use a rental vehicle he found its windows smashed in, too. Read more here.

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Men Seen Running Away after Smashing Car Window

On February 19 in the United Kingdom, two men were spotted smashing a car window and then fleeing the scene. Read more here.

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At Least 50 Cars Broken into in Berkeley, CA

Police in West Berkeley, California, are investigating a bout of at least 50 car break-ins, all allegedly done by the same group. Most of the cars have at least one window smashed in. Read more here.

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Police Seek Driver Following ‘Horrendous’ Deadly Hit-and-Run

A 74-year-old Stamford, Conn., woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Stamford on November 21. The crash caused heavy damage to the vehicle’s windshield and horrendous injuries to the pedestrian. “There is no way that the operator of the … Continue reading

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Florida Students Charged After Cough Drop Shot at School Bus Windshield

Hernando County, Fla., deputies say one of the boys brought a slingshot on board the school bus. He allegedly passed the slingshot to another student on the bus, who used it to launch a cough drop toward the windshield of … Continue reading

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Hit-and-run Driver Pulls Body from Windshield, Drives Away

A hit-and-run driver who killed a 28-year-old man was caught on a doorbell camera pulling the body from the vehicle and dumping him on the side of the road. Watch the news report on YouTube.

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Teen Charged after Shooting Toy Gun at School Bus

Deputies say the bus was headed for school when a student fired a “gel blaster” gun toward the driver, hitting the windshield. Read more on ABC30.com.

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Police: U-32 School Bus Windshield Shot Out

Montpelier, Vt., police are investigating after a U-32 school bus’s windshield was shot out Thursday afternoon. Police say the bus, operated by First Student, stopped in East Montpelier near the Agway train tracks just before 3:30 p.m. when the driver’s … Continue reading

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36 Cars Broken into at the University of Memphis Campus

Students at the University of Memphis are frustrated and fighting for answers after several car break-ins on campus. The university confirmed that 36 vehicles have been hit since Saturday. Read more on WREG.com

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