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This week, more than a dozen residents in a private garage in Downtown found their vehicle windows smashed. While it’s awful for certain people, it’s good for those in the auto glass industry. Kevin Dvorak owns Clarity AutoGlass in Gladstone, … Continue reading
A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of a man who threw a gallon of milk at a passing semi-truck and smashed its windshield. Read more on WIBW.com
30-year-old Randy Alan Ramey was handcuffed in the back of a Georgia State Patrol car when he kicked out the rear passenger side window and fled. The arresting officer tased him during the escape attempt, a state patrol report says. … Continue reading
“It was an unfortunate situation,” Otto Glass Repair Shop owner, Otto Hernandez said. “Nobody deserves to get that act of violence or act of evil inflicted on them.” Read more on Fox 29.
A Rochester neighborhood is picking up the pieces after more than a dozen cars were damaged off of Monroe Avenue overnight. It comes days after similar scenes in the Park and East Avenue neighborhoods, where dozens more were hit. Read … Continue reading
According to investigators in Columbia, S.C.,, more than 70 cars were broken into at one apartment complex alone. Read more at WISTV.com
Completely unbothered by bystanders, the Lexus-driving criminals went along a line of cars near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Warf smashing windows and pillaging the contents before moving onto the next. “It’s called ‘bipping and boosting,’” San Francisco Police Lt. Tracy McCray … Continue reading
A former employee has been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $1.3 million from Allstate Glass in Holbrook, Mass. According to the Holbrook Police Department, Ashley Sumner, 36, was charged with larceny over $1,200 (felony); improper use of a … Continue reading
A Massachusetts man is charged with backing into a vehicle and then smashing its front and rear windshields, injuring a 1-year-old inside, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden. Boston EMS examined the child and the scene and later … Continue reading
Police say the two workers quit earlier this year after a dispute with the owner. After they quit, the owner reportedly discovered that the two had written and cashed 216 checks to themselves. Read more at The Mercury News.
The Arlington County Police Department’s Property Crimes – Auto Unit is announcing the arrest of the suspect in a series of thefts of vehicle parts. Luis Manuel Tavares Sanchez, 37, of Arlington, VA is charged with nine counts of Petit … Continue reading
Owner Jason Fassler says Jack’s Glass (Covington, Ky.) receives calls “every single day” for people needing service after they say their cars were broken into. The increase is so steep that Fassler reports June 2023 was the company’s largest month … Continue reading
John Paul Reis, owner of the Chalfont Collision Center in Chalfont, Pa., has been ordered by a court to pay more than $435,000 in restitution to the five insurance companies he defrauded by submitting nearly 300 false insurance claims over … Continue reading
Surveillance video shows a group of thieves burglarizing a business in Canton, Mass. “We’ve been here for over 30 years in Canton, we’ve never seen this in my life,” said Elias Dellaleh, who owns Canton Auto Service and Auto Body … Continue reading
‘It’s Just For Bubble Gum and 50 Cents’: Northeast Avalon Auto Glass Shops Say Vehicle Smash-and-Grabs a Daily Occurrence
Leo Sears has worked in the auto glass repair business since 1988. He says he’s never seen as many vehicles damaged by smash-and-grabs as he has this year. Click here to read more.
Take a look while strolling downtown and you’re bound to see it – shattered glass on sidewalks, streets and parking lots from vandals bashing a car window, taking valuables from inside and fleeing the scene. Click here to read more.
In a Nest Camera video from a neighbor’s home, a person can be seen smashing the windows. It appears they were punching each window. The vandalism was in Church Hill, Va., near downtown Richmond. Click here to read more.
The series of events allegedly started at a Burger King location on Kelly Ave. The victim told police that after getting her order, she pulled up in the drive-through line and paused to check it. Click here to read more. … Continue reading
A 60-year-old man ran for his life through his home as bullets sprayed his home and broke the windshield and backlite in his pickup truck. It’s an experience he would love to erase, but in reality it’s one he will … Continue reading
Four vehicles were all parked in a row nearest the railway walk in Le Clos Orange. Police said the majority of windows on the cars were smashed “likely using a tool.” Click here to read more.
According to police, the windows of 10 cars and counting were smashed. Officers are working to identify the people involved who authorities said were using a white Acura. Click here to read more.
This isn’t Vidourek’s first time dealing with this headache. On Feb. 20, every vehicle his family owned had the tires slashed, and it happened again on March 8 and 9. He had to buy a total of 34 tires, adding … Continue reading
Officers said they recovered multiple unfired rounds from the scene which were believed to have been ejected from the woman’s firearm while she hit the windshield. The woman faces several charges including aggravated assault. Click here to read more.
Police pursued a white SUV after reports of a man attempting to steal a car’s catalytic converter. The pursuit continued from Orange County, into Los Angeles County, then back to Orange before ending in San Diego County. Click here to … Continue reading
This case began when the York Police Department received a report from a York woman that Luna had shot out her car window. According to court documents, when police officers arrived, they could see that a driver’s side rear window … Continue reading
A gunman was filmed shooting a pistol out of a moving car’s window. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) studied CCTV footage to identify Sean Cowie after reports of a drive-by shooting in the north of the city in January 2021. Click … Continue reading
A 37-year-old man is accused of smashing out a vehicle’s rear window on Thursday, according to the Rome Police Department. Click here to read more.
The victim managed to drive away as she was being attacked through the vehicle’s window. The victim was able to avoid serious physical injury. Click here to read more.
A Colwood mother and her family are still reeling after an alleged pickaxe-wielding vandal was chased out of the area after wreaking havoc. At around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Tami Brown heard noises coming from outside. Click here to read … Continue reading
Road rage is an issue happening all too often on our Houston highways. Brittnay Wilson said a man recently followed her on I-10 for miles and later broke her front windshield. Now, she wants that man to be held accountable … Continue reading
A police officer was kicked in the leg while carrying out an arrest at the Islamic Centre, in Curzon Street, Nottingham city centre. Police were called to the scene after receiving reports that a man had smashed a window of … Continue reading
A driver in New York struck and killed a pedestrian who stayed on the vehicle’s windshield for two miles, police have said. The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said the victim, an Amazon contractor, had been assisting an employee whose vehicle … Continue reading
Kentucky State Police said an 87-year-old man has been charged in Greenup County after he fired three rounds into the windshield of a vehicle following an argument with another man. Click here to read more.
A man has been hit with a chain through his car window while he was stopped for a red traffic light in Begbroke. Police are appealing for witnesses after the assault, which took place at around 4:50 p.m. on February … Continue reading
Police discovered 20 vehicles that had window damage. They said they spoke with three victims who reported items missing. Residents say the complex is populated by seniors on fixed incomes. Atlanta City Council promises to pay the cost of half … Continue reading
A nationwide theft ring recently targeted gyms in our area and police said this was a well-organized crime spree. Thieves smashed car windows and stole valuables. Click here to read more.
A man was shot on the Bronx’s Major Deegan Expressway early Friday by a passing driver who fired shots from his sunroof, police said. The victim was the passenger in a car cruising down the southbound lanes of the expressway, … Continue reading
A four-month-old cocker spaniel called Fudge was stolen from the car park at Fosse Meadows Country Park at Sharnford, near Broughton Astley. The owner left Fudge locked in the car for just a few minutes. Click here to read more.
Winnipeg police have charged a 22-year-old man with 130 charges of mischief to property after rows of cars in St. James and Fort Garry had their windows smashed. From December 2021 to February 2022, police received dozens of similar reports about damaged cars in … Continue reading
Several West End residents are frustrated after being targeted multiple times for vandalism to their vehicles. Louis Tome got some unpleasant news Saturday night about his car windows being smashed. Click here to read more.
The victim stopped and a witness reported Jones broke the driver’s side window before stabbing the victim in the arm. Brett William James Jones was sentenced to 33 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. … Continue reading
Newly uncovered dashcam footage from a Florida road rage incident shows a man firing a handgun multiple times, shattering his own side window and windshield as he drives. The driver, 30-year-old Eric Popper, is awaiting trial on two felony charges, including … Continue reading
A man was caught on camera throwing an object at a USPS delivery vehicle in Pomona on Saturday, and stealing a box of mail. “I’ve been here 20 years and I’ve never seen something like this happen ever,” Pomona resident … Continue reading
Fixing windows on dozens of vehicles after break-ins is becoming a typical Saturday for one Milwaukee glass repair shop. Whether parked on the street or in a secure lot, your car could be a target. A number of city residents … Continue reading
The morning after Christmas, Fresno Glass LLC of Fresno, Calif., had three visitors—and none of them were Santa Claus. The glass shop, which provides auto, commercial and residential glass services, was broken into and $50,000 to $100,000 worth of tools … Continue reading
Dozens of people in central Phoenix were terrorized by vandals this week, as they woke up to their car windows apparently shot out by someone driving around with a BB gun. Tracy Bremmeyer, who lives in an area near 16th … Continue reading
The damage stretches from Virginia Highland to Midtown Atlanta. Residents in both neighborhoods woke up Monday morning to find their car windows smashed, belongings in their cars tossed around and broken glass on the ground. Click here to read more.
Working the nightlife scene sometimes has its cons due to other people’s behaviors. If you have ever worked in the nightclub or bar industry then you know exactly what you’re dealing with sometimes. Click here to read more.
Police said two purses were stolen from cars at Waveny Park Sunday after the thieves smashed windows on both vehicles. Minutes before 12:30 p.m., New Canaan police were called to the park on South Avenue for a report of two … Continue reading
As per the report by the Times of India, Rajesh S, DCP of Noida said that the police received many complaints about broken car windows and stolen valuables from parked vehicles. Click here to read more.
The NYPD wants to find the man who threw a bottle through a food truck windshield and stole $5 from the tip jar in Kips Bay. The suspect was attempting to steal the tip jar when the owner of the … Continue reading
Police in Somerville are investigating Monday after a man was shot at while sitting in his car before going to work. A bullet shattered the car windows and landed in a nearby playground. Click here to read more.
West Mercia Police said a loud bang was heard and an “unknown object” left two holes in a car window at around 6:20 p.m. Click here to read more.
An Uber driver says he was the victim of a road rage attack while driving in Northwest D.C. Friday, leaving him with $1,600 worth of damage to his windshield and making it more difficult to cover medical expenses. Click here … Continue reading
In the robbery-infested areas of San Francisco and Oakland, California, some residents are so fearful of having their cars broken into that they are deliberately leaving their car trunks open so robbers won’t shatter the windows. Click here to read … Continue reading
While it’s not unusual this time of year for cars to be burglarized, auto glass companies say this year it’s reaching an all-time high. The phones at car repair shops have been ringing like crazy. Click here to read more. … Continue reading
Bristol police said they received multiple calls early Thursday morning for reports of car windows having been smashed. The reports came from drivers of cars that were primarily located at fitness centers along major roads in Bristol. Click here to … Continue reading
A rock shattered a Hamilton woman’s windshield as she was driving on Monday. Now police are looking for whoever threw it. The incident happened on OH-4 where the road goes beneath train tracks. Roseanna Meagher says it put her life … Continue reading
A transient Tumwater man was arrested after he allegedly broke the windshield of his ex-wife’s car, and a search by police later yielded glass pipes and suspected methamphetamine. Click here to read more.
Three youth were arrested Dec. 1 for damaging the front windshield of a private bus at Periyakaatupalayam near Cuddalore. Click here to read more.
“We’re looking at the possibility of the larger issue throughout New England,” said Hampton Deputy Police Chief Alex Reno. “A number of communities in a number of different states have experienced a rash of similar thefts.” Click here to read … Continue reading
A man who went on a window-smashing spree in Nelson caused “absolute carnage” for innocent vehicle owners, a judge said. Hlaing Nyein Aung, 18, appeared before the Nelson District Court on Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to multiple charges on … Continue reading
More than a half dozen car windows smashed out at an Atlanta dialysis center. Workers at the Emory Dialysis Center on Northside Drive tell FOX 5 it happened at around 5 Thursday morning. Click here to read more.
Police in Wyandotte are searching for a man who struck a vehicle with a bat in a road rage incident. Click here to read more.
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