Windows smashed, car set on fire in Nampa

July 31, 2013 

— Nampa police are looking for leads in a string of vandalisms and an arson that occurred in the early hours Wednesday.

Police received eight vandalism reports, all from the same area of town, and believe that the incidents are connected. In all the cases, car and house windows were smashed by rocks or blunt objects. In three of the cases, vandals set off large fireworks or mortars, police said.

A vehicle was set on fire in the 1600 of Herron Drive, causing $10,000 worth of damage, police said.

Investigators estimate that the damage was done between 2 a.m and 3 a.m. Wednesday, although in some cases the vandalism was not reported until later in the morning. Police are encouraging anyone who found damage to their property to contact the department.

Damage was reported on streets including Sunny Lane, Aldbury Avenue, Colorado Avenue Oakmont Avenue, and Florida Avenue.

There are currently no suspects in the case. Anyone with information about the arson or the property damage is urged to call the Nampa Police Department, or Crime Stoppers at 208-343-2677.

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