A car shown on surveillance tape at night.

On July 23, 2019, Iowa City Police officers took numerous reports of car vandalism throughout Iowa City. 

At the time of this release, officers took 17 separate reports of car windows broken out that were apparently shot with the use of a BB gun or pellet gun. 

The Coralville Police Department responded to similar calls throughout the early morning hours and report approximately 37 vehicles with car windows were shot out. 

The attached photo is of a vehicle captured on surveillance video that is suspected of being in involved in the vandalism.

The Iowa City cases are being actively investigated by the Iowa City Police Department as they work to determine any links with the incidents in Coralville. Residents with security cameras are asked to review their recordings and contact Iowa City Police at 319-356-5276 with any potential footage or information.

Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of this suspect. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 319-358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

Date of publication

Tuesday, July 23, 2019