Act of parking lot vandalism results in charges for Kingston resident

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A local individual is facing multiple charges after allegedly vandalizing a vehicle in the parking lot of an address in the 500 block of Albert Street.

According to a release from Kingston Police, at approximately 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2025, police were notified of the act of vandalism that had “just occurred.”

“Police responded and spoke with the complainant who had observed the accused in the proximity of a white car in the parking lot at this address. The accused had been observed extensively vandalizing the car with a permanent black marker. The accused wrote over the entirety of the hood, windshield, roof, and driver’s side of the motor vehicle,” Kingston Police detailed.

According to the release, the accused person had also been observed on security video on top of the motor vehicle, which was unoccupied at the time the acts of mischief occurred. Police reported that the total amount of damage to the vehicle was estimated to be approximately $3,000.

Kingston Police stated that officers quickly located and arrested the accused nearby. The accused was subsequently transported to police headquarters and held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

A 26-year-old local individual was charged with mischief under $5,000 and four counts of breach of probation.

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