Police in Laurie say there has been a reash of property damage recently. Officers tell KRMS news the damage has been mainly
on Highway O between Hwy 5 and the Westlake Movie Theater and it has happened in the past two weeks. The most recent event was last Monday or early Tuesday.
Police say individuals have destroyed several mail boxes, including one from the Westlake Senior Center. They also have destroyed Missouri Department of Transportation road signs and on several occasions they have put the road signs in the middle of Highway O. Laurie Police Chief Shane Edwards believes the same individuals are responsible for property damages along Highway 5 on the north side town.
The police have increased patrols in the area, have some leads, and hope to catch the individuals who are responsible. Edwards is asking that you report any suspicious vehicles or persons to the department at 374-4871. YOu can also place an anonymous tip on the city website at http://www.cityoflaurie.com