This past month the Marshalltown Police Department has responded to multiple reports of vandalism on Marshalltown’s southside. The reports are similar in nature with victims having their vehicle or residential windows shot out with a BB gun or similar device. The incidents are clustered between South 2nd Avenue and South 3rd Avenue and between Plaza Heights Road and Melody Lane. It is believed the same suspect(s) are involved in all.

MPD encourages anyone with information pertaining to this investigation to come forward. If anyone has been the victim of a similar crime we encourage one to report this to the MPD.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the MPD, 641-754-5725. Tips may also be submitted to Crimestoppers, 641-753-1234, via text by texting the word “marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637), or online at All tips are completely anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip results in an arrest.

Courtesy of the Marshalltown Times-Republican