NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Automobiles are being vandalized in a Queens neighborhood, and residents say it has been happening for months – all on one particular road.
As CBS2’s Erin Logan reported, a vandal or vandals are clearly making their mark on various automobiles on a small stretch of seventy fifth Avenue in Oakland Gardens, Queens.
“There have been like 5 or 6 automobiles in a row the place someone simply keyed it from the entrance to the again,” stated Nerry Nayzov.
Nayzov stated that was again in Might, and that was when he began to get aggravated. His Acura was keyed in November outdoors the Windsor Co-Op housing, and he had hoped it was a onetime incident – however he realized it was not.
“Nothing was carried out within the first place,” Nayzov stated.
After listening to from the opposite victims, Nayzov began strolling the road, taking footage of all of the broken automobiles.
He then despatched an e-mail on Might thirteen to a co-op board member, with the photographs hooked up. He said: “I perceive there are limits as to what may be finished. However maybe if others are conscious, there could be some decision to this type of routine vandalism.”
Up to now Sunday, he has by no means gotten a response. And to make issues worse, he says his spouse’s automotive was keyed on June 21.
“When her automotive was vandalized, there have been different individuals’s automobiles vandalized. At that time, I proceeded to name the cops and advised them what occurred,” Nayzov unhappy. “At that time, we noticed an aged man who scratched my neighbor’s automotive proper in entrance of me — whereas police have been on scene.”
Police arrested that man instantly, and Nayzov thought the issue was solved. However the vandals didn’t cease there.
Two and a half weeks later, extra automobiles have been broken. CBS2 counted at the very least three on one aspect of the road, and much more on the opposite aspect.
The proprietor of a maroon sport-utility car and a black Nissan Maxima have been additionally saying “sufficient is sufficient” Sunday.
Paul Guterman and his spouse didn’t even understand their Maxima was broken till Sunday night time. They requested why everybody was hovering over the automobiles – after which positive sufficient, they noticed the reply.
“Each the driving force’s aspect and passenger’s aspect door has a pleasant key mark all the best way throughout — a whole lot of injury completed to the automotive,” Guterman stated. “It’s a really juvenile factor to do. I can’t think about a traditional individual would go and do that for kicks.”
Neighbors stated police and housing safety might have been useful, however safety cameras captured a picture of the individual will be the solely reply.