Criminal mischief-makers have been on the prowl in Glen Rose for the last month.
The Somervell County Sheriff’s Department has received approximately five criminal mischief complaints, one cruelty to animals call and one burglary of a vehicle call in the past week.
The first criminal mischief call originally came in on Oct. 26. James Nickels reported that someone had thrown a road cone through the front window of the Masonic Lodge Building on the square. He called back on Nov. 17 to report that the total monetary damage done was $350.
Garry Struble called the sheriff’s department on Nov. 14 to report that his daughter’s vehicle had been vandalized in the high school parking lot.
When Deputy Andrew Scott arrived close to midnight, he found a Toyota passenger car covered in syrup and wrapped in toilet paper.
On Nov. 17, Jennifer Jimenez reported the first of two attacks to her vehicle.
Sometime between Nov. 16 and 17, a vandal damaged her car, including carving circles into the left front door. The damage to the paint was estimated at $100.
Jimenez called the sheriff’s department again on Nov. 20 to report that her car was again vandalized sometime during the day. This time, the damage was estimated at $450.
The fifth criminal mischief call involved loosened tire lug nuts that caused damage to a tire when the vehicle was driven.
Samantha Rebstock notified the Sheriff’s department on Nov. 19 that her two dogs had been shot. Sgt. Richard Talavera took the report and searched for the animals, which were found on adjacent property.
A vehicle was reported burglarized on Nov. 18. Somebody riffled through William Mosteiro’s toolbox between Nov. 17-18.
The burglar made away with a laundry list of tools totaling nearly $550 in value.
Investigators are continuing to look into the theft of a wall-mounted oven from a residence on Barnard Street. The theft occurred in late October and the oven was valued at $200.