Series of misdeeds in Saint-Élie: a dozen vehicles affected so far
Several citizens of rue des Pélicans and rue Croteau in the Saint-Élie sector have reported theft and mischief committed against their cars.
Share October 5, 2020 1:31 p.m. Updated at 4:16 p.m. Share Series of misdeeds in Saint-Élie: a dozen vehicles affected so far
René-Charles Quirion La Tribune Sherbrooke – Nearly a dozen vehicle owners suffered the consequences of misdeeds committed by two teenagers in the Saint-Élie sector during the weekend.
During the night from Saturday to Sunday, two teenagers aged 15 and 16 caused several thousand dollars of damage, in particular on Croteau and des Pélicans streets.
The fabric of the roof of a cut vehicle. Poured water or coffee into the gas tank of other automobiles. Cars scratched, dented, others with broken seats, burnt with cigarettes or sprayed with window cleaner or disinfectant inside the passenger compartment. A fence was also broken in this series of misdeeds.
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“We arrested two teenagers in the area who were not very collaborators,” explains the spokesperson for the Sherbrooke police department, Martin Carrier.
It was a citizen complaint that put the police on the trail of the two suspects.
“We received the first complaints around 5:25 am Sunday morning. The suspects were located at Ma Villa Park, ”said the spokesperson for the SPS.
The complaints accumulated throughout the day.
“As is often the case in this type of situation, we continue to receive complaints in the days following the misdeeds,” says Martin Carrier of the SPS.
The two teenagers were released, but charges could be brought against them in the youth chamber of the Court of Quebec.
People who are victims of such misdeeds can still file a complaint with the SPS at 819 821-5555.