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'Vandalism Ruins Lives' Spray-painted on Water Reservoir

And, several juveniles caught in the act. Watch out for that nearby surveillance camera.

'Vandalism Ruins Lives' Spray-painted on Water Reservoir

Someone spray-painted "eye see evil but do nothing" with an eye and a triangle below it, and "vandalism ruins lives" on the southwest side of the water reservoir at 104 S. Myrtle between 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and 9 a.m. Jan. 15.

Two juveniles were arrested by Berkeley police officers for vandalizing property in Berkeley and Elmhurst. They were turned over to Elmhurst police at 6:43 p.m. Jan. 15, and they reportedly admitted to spray painting "Znation" and "DVS" at the Interstate 290 viaduct and East Vallette Street. They were issued citations and released to their parents on I-bond.

Damage was discovered to a rear tailgate window on a 2004 Ford Explorer parked in a driveway on the 600 block of North Kenilworth at 5:02 a.m. Jan. 17. Police said it looked as if the glass had exploded from the inside out, but there were no objects in the area consistent with a projectile. The make and model of the vehicle has known manufacturing problems related to poor mounting, police said. Damage is estimated at $300.

A home on the 600 block of West Lorraine was egged three weeks in a row, with the most recent incident at 7:54 p.m. Jan. 18. Video from the Power Mart nearby shows four teens purchasing eggs. One suspect was interviewed, admitted being involved and identified the other three, but the victim decided not to press charges.

The gas door on a vehicle parked at the Waverton Hotel, 624 N. York St., was ripped off between 4:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21.

The front passenger window of a gray Ford F350 parked on the 100 block of West Spangler was broken at 6:15 a.m. Jan. 22. No items were taken.

The side cargo door lock on a vehicle parked on the 300 block of North Route 83 was broken and hanging off the door. The damage happened between 9 p.m. Jan. 22 and 3:12 a.m. Jan. 23. Nothing was reported missing but damage is estimated at $150.

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