Spray-Painted Message Discovered On Over 15 Vehicles
POSTED: 6:33 p.m. EST December 22, 2003
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Several sport utility vehicles in Cleveland Heights have been the targets of vandalism over the past few days, reported NewsChannel5's Tracy Carloss.
Police said over 15 vehicles were targeted by someone trying to make a point. The SUVs all had the words, "SUVs kill the planet," written in yellow spray paint.
Mark Dottore said his wife's Suburban was targeted. His son, Charles, discovered the vandalism as they were leaving for school in the morning.
Several of Dottore's neighbors' vehicles were also targeted. The person or people responsible vandalized SUVs on three different Cleveland Heights streets, Edgehill, Overlook and Hampshire.
Dottore said he believes it was the work of a well-organized group that wants to get a message across.
Cleveland Heights police said they have no suspects yet. If you have any information, you can call the Cleveland Heights Police Department at (216) 321-1234.