BCPD: Teen arrested in Bossier City tire slashing spree
Vandals slashed 48 tires in Bossier Parish Saturday night.
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -
Bossier City Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a weekend vandalism spree that left dozens of tires slashed on multiple vehicles in south Bossier City. More arrests are likely.
The teen, whose identity was withheld because he is a juvenile, was caught by detectives with the Bossier City Police Department's Property Crimes Unit.
The incidents happened during the overnight hours this past Saturday night-Sunday morning in residential areas of south Bossier City including the Bellaire, Savannah Place and Golden Meadows subdivisions.
In all 31 vehicles and three trailers were involved with a total of 48 tires slashed. Five of the vehicles also had windows broken out. The total damage amounted to more than $13,000.
Over the course of their two-day investigation, detectives say they received information that enabled them to develop the 16-year old as a suspect.
He was booked into the Bossier Juvenile Detention Center on 11 felony counts of simple criminal property damage and 20 misdemeanor counts of simple criminal property damage.
Detectives are continuing their investigation and say that more arrests are likely.