It happens every year, but can still put quite a damper on the holiday season: Vandals and thieves visiting New Jersey homes, damaging displays and stealing goods and property. This year, unfortunately, has been no exception.
Lacey police have arrested a 17-year-old Township boy for allegedly causing $2,500 worth of damage to freshly painted art murals in the Lacey High School parking lot earlier this month by spinning truck tires over them.
For the past year, the facilities belonging to the Lakehurst-Manchester Soccer Association in Ocean County have been relentlessly attacked by a band of hooded vandals, who struck once again this week.
Parents and volunteers, including LSMA board member Crissy Weiner, say they are at their wit's end after the vandals, once again with their faces covered, looted the snack stand during the predawn ho
Volunteers and young players in the Lakehurst-Manchester Soccer Association approach the new season with a mixture of eagerness and dread. Repeated vandalism forces moms, dads and kids to scramble for enough money for repairs to offset damage and carry out the schedule.