Alleged police car vandal indicted after weeks-long assault in Toledo

Patrick J. Newtown
Patrick J. Newtown(WTVG)
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 12:43 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 27, 2023 at 1:55 PM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Lucas County Grand Jury indicted a man accused of numerous cases of damaging car windows, most of them Toledo Police vehicles.

The grand jury indicted Patrick Newton on ten counts of Vandalism on Monday, each a fifth-degree felony.

Toledo Police records show numerous reports came in of rear windshields being broken out with rocks, chunks of concrete, and bricks during a two week period in November. Many of the incidents occurred within the Vistula garage, and numerous detectives’ and other unmarked police vehicles have been among those damaged.