OHP cruiser vandalized by arsonist

Monday, October 20th 2008, 12:14 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma Fire Marshal are investigating the arson related crime of one of the patrol's cars.

OHP Lt. George Brown said just before 2 a.m. Sunday, someone threw a concrete block through the back glass of the 2008 Dodge Charger which was parked at a trooper's residence, west of Jay.

Once the glass was broken, the suspect or suspects then set the car on fire. 

The patrol car and its contents were a total loss.  Damage is estimated at up to $50,000.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call Crimestoppers at 596-COPS.