Police briefs: Halloween vandals hit Cottage Grove
A few Cottage Grove residents' Halloween spirit was spoiled by vandals in recent weeks.
Police received a few reports of vandalism or property damage:
- A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 17 that someone threw a pumpkin at a car in the 8700 block of Hallmark Avenue, denting it and causing $200 damage.
- A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 17 that someone smashed a pumpkin on a vehicle, causing $1,000 damage.
- A Cottage Grove resident reported Oct. 18 that someone damaged Halloween decorations at a home in the 7800 block of 77th Street. Two holes were found in the house siding as a result of the decorations being damaged. Damage was estimated at $200.