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Cops Nab Alleged NJ Windshield Vandal

Suspect allegedly did $30,000 worth of damage to parked cars

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    Cops Nab Alleged NJ Windshield Vandal
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    A month-long search for the man responsible for doing damage to dozens of cars in South Jersey appeared to be over Monday.

    Cherry Hill Police arrested 22-year-old Paul Cherfane of the 400 block of Holly Glen Drive in Cherry Hill, the department announced on Facebook.

    "Cherfane was charged with multiple counts of criminal mischief in Cherry Hill, Haddon Twp, and Oaklyn. Charges are pending in Collingwood and Audubon. Total damage is over $30,000.00."

    Police originally said they were looking for a group of vandals that drove around at least six Camden County, N.J. towns breaking windows on parked cars and even a bus.

    Cops on the Search for Camden Co. Car Vandals

    [PHI] Cops on the Search for Camden Co. Car Vandals
    More than two dozen vehicles were damaged in at least five Camden County towns early Wednesday morning. On Thursday cops were hoping for the public's help finding the culprits.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011)

    The vandals struck between 3 and 4 a.m. on Aug. 3, authorities said.

    They had hit at least 12 vehicles in Oaklyn, nine in Haddon Township, four in Audubon, two in Haddonfield, one in Collingswood and some in Cherry Hill, according to officials.

    Authorities believe the weapon of choice was a baseball bat -- driving by the cars and breaking the glass.

    Police hoped that some green paint that may have splattered from a tipped trash can would lead to the alleged doer. It’s possible that the car had green paint splattered on the undercarriage and wheel area. It's unclear if this is how police wound up focused on Cherfane.


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