Saturday, December 9, 2023

Vehicles, a home and police radar equipment vandalized in James City County

(WYDaily/Courtesy of the James City County Police Department)
(WYDaily/Courtesy of the James City County Police Department)

James City County Police said the Windsor Forest neighborhood fell victim to “multiple acts of vandalism,” and they need the public’s help.

The incidents were reported between April 20 and April 27.

Authorities said a radar trailer belonging to the police department, three vehicles and a home have been spray-painted, and a window in a vehicle was broken out.

The incidents were on Devon Road, Buford Road, Sheffield Road and Hempstead Road.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in those areas, know those who may have been involved or has a home security video camera systems (including doorbell cameras) that may have captured the incidents to contact Investigator Jason Slodysko at 757-259-5161 or You may also call the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP or submit tips online at

Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest, police said.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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