Vandalism

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after someone smashed a menorah in Plainview. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Police Investigate Apparent Holiday Hate Crime On Long Island

Police said the Plainview widower was on his way to synagogue when he spotted the vandalized homemade treasure toppled and trashed on his front lawn.

12/22/2014

About 70 tires were slashed in Brooklyn on Dec. 14, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating After Tires Slashed On 40 Cars In Brooklyn

Police said cars were targeted in the vicinity of Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday.

12/14/2014

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Multiple Cars In Hamilton Heights Vandalized Overnight

Residents in Hamilton Heights woke up to a disturbing sight Saturday morning.

12/13/2014

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Williamsburg Restaurant Owner Fed Up After Vandals Tag His Property…Again

A Brooklyn restaurant owner is saying enough is enough after he tried forgiving vandals who tagged his property.

11/14/2014

Scott Silverman (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Accuse Man Of Damaging Tires On Long Island

The vehicles were vandalized in the parking lots of the Deer Park Library, Deer Park Bowl, and various supermarkets between early October and the beginning of November, police said.

11/10/2014

The hands of the Statue of the Risen Christ at St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor, Queens was vandalized this week. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Statue Of Christ Desecrated At Belle Harbor Church

Police Friday night were investigating the shocking desecration of the Statue of the Risen Christ at a church in the Rockaways.

11/07/2014

The 9/11 Memorial in West Windsor, New Jersey was found vandalized on Sunday, Nov. 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Memorial Defaced With Graffiti In West Windsor, N.J.

Police late Monday were searching for vandals who defaced a 9/11 memorial in West Windsor, New Jersey — apparently only to express love for someone.

11/03/2014

John Pietropaolo, 70, is accused of throwing liquid eggs on a neighbor's door. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hoboken Man Allegedly Threw Eggs, Ammonia On Neighbor’s Door

Surveillance video shows him returning a neighbor’s doormat after allegedly cutting it in half and then tossing liquid eggs on her door.

10/29/2014

Wall of Remembrance, Sept. 11 memorial at MCU Park in Coney Island (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Arrest Suspect In Vandalism Of 9/11 Memorial In Coney Island

Elliot Baez, 58, has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly defacing the memorial.

10/18/2014

Graffiti spray-painted on the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial in Riverside Park. Two teens were arrested in connection with the vandalism on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Teens Caught Spray-Painting Civil War Memorial In Riverside Park

A teenage boy and girl have found themselves in big trouble, after they allegedly painted happy and sad faces and other silly designs on the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park.

08/28/2014

Police are investigating after at least eight homeowners woke up Thursday to find out that their mailboxes had been vandalized overnight. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Several Mailboxes Vandalized Overnight In Middletown

It happened at houses along Green Meadow Boulevard and Four Winds Drive. Residents said this happens every year and they don’t know who did it.

08/14/2014

Chewing gum decorates a wall underneath a railroad overpass in Maplewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Or Vandalism? Gum Wall In Maplewood Stirs Debate

A so-called work of art on a wall underneath a Maplewood railroad overpass is made up entirely of different kinds of chewing gum — globs of it, from one end to the other.

07/29/2014

Vandals broke into several cars in Brooklyn overnight on July 29, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Victims Say Vandals Broke Windows, Stole From Cars In Brooklyn

The extensive damage was found Tuesday morning in a public parking area under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Cumberland Avenue.

07/29/2014

Virgin Mary Statue, Old Bridge

Religious Statues Stolen, Vandalized At Multiple Old Bridge, N.J. Homes

Residents of Old Bridge, New Jersey, have been seeing a rash of vandalism and theft of lawn ornaments.

06/26/2014

Administrative officers at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center were defaced by vandals on Wednesday, June 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Vandals Damage Statues, Paintings At Metropolitan Opera House

Police on Wednesday were searching for the vandals who hit the Metropolitan Opera House, defacing several statues and paintings.

06/25/2014

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