The Morristown Police Department reports it has received numerous calls over the last several weeks of burglaries into businesses and acts of vandalism in the village area of Morristown.
July 14 – a swift water rescue team was stationed at the Morrisville Fire Department. During the overnight hours, someone vandalized their equipment trailer in an attempt to gain access to the equipment inside.
July 23 – the Manosh Car Wash reported that the coin kiosks in the building were vandalized and an undetermined amount of money was taken and over $30,000 in damages was done to the equipment. James Russell, 39, homeless and Wendell Wallbridge, 37, of Morristown were both arrested for Felony Unlawful Mischief.
July 31 – the Napa Auto Parts store had a welder stolen with a value of $669.99. Good Samaritans were able to retrieve the stolen item and it was returned to the store. This case remains under investigation.
August 4 – The Siam Valley Thai Restaurant reported they were burglarized and money was stolen from the building as well as significant damage was caused to the door that was broken. Video for this incident was posted for the public on the Morristown Police Department Facebook site. This case remains under investigation.
August 14 – Menard’s Agway reported that they were burglarized with approximately $649 worth of merchandise stolen and damages to their building. This case remains under investigation.
August 14 – Aubuchon Hardware reported they had a theft and vandalism at their store. Approximately $180 worth of merchandise was stolen and damage was done to their building. This case remains under investigation.
August 15 – the town-owned flowers and art displays on Portland Street were vandalized during the overnight hours. This case remains under investigation.
The Morristown Police is asking the community to be vigilant and contact us immediately at 802-888-4211 if they see strange activity or suspicious behavior.
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