The Marshalltown Police Department requests the public's help in identifying the suspect or suspects and vehicle used during a vandalism spree where vehicles and residences were shot by a BB or pellet gun the late evening of Sept. 21 and early morning of Sept. 22.

Most of the damage occurred between 9th St. and 19th St. between Summit Street and Church Street.

The damage estimate is more than $10,000, according to a MPD press release.

At least 13 victims have been identified. However, more reports are expected,

Additionally, the MPD requests any resident or business in the area having video surveillance to check and report any possible suspect information.

The suspect vehicle, captured on a video surveillance system, is described as a smaller pickup truck such as a Dodge Dakota, Chevy S10, or Ford Ranger.

Tips may be submitted to Crimestoppers by calling 641-753-1234, via text by texting the word "marshall" followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637), or online at All tips are completely anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip results in an arrest. For more information, contact Capt. Brian Batterson at 641-754-5758 or via email,

Courtesy of the Marshalltown Times Republican, September 23, 2016



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