KPD closing on KLL vandals

Facebook Twitter Email
Vandals destroyed and stacked picnic tables at Keizer Little League Park, plus overturned garbage cans, recently. Keizer Police Department officers have identified possible suspects and are continuing the investigation. (Photo courtesy Keizer Police Department)

Vandals destroyed and stacked picnic tables at Keizer Little League Park, plus overturned garbage cans, recently. Keizer Police Department officers have identified possible suspects and are continuing the investigation. (Photo courtesy Keizer Police Department)

 

By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes
It certainly wasn’t the news Kurt Barker was expecting.
That’s a good thing.
The president of the Keizer Youth Sports Association had been flustered by a series of recent vandalism acts at Keizer Little League Park. Vandals had destroyed dugouts, torn down a score box, uprooted picnic tables and tipped over portable toilets.
Last weekend there was an unexpected development in the case: Keizer Police Department officers have found four suspects.
“It’s shocking,” Barker said. “It’s the first time we’ll get resolution out of these vandals.”
As of Wednesday morning, Sgt. Andrew Copeland with the KPD said no arrests have been made yet.
“We do have some people in mind,” Copeland said. “We have suspects we are potentially looking at. We have some really good leads that we feel will lead to some arrests and convictions.”

 

To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the October 25 print edition of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe to the print edition for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in Keizer.

Print Print

ADVERTISEMENT

Copyright (c) 2010 Keizertimes / Wheatland Publishing. Created by Born Invincible Design.