A person was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly breaking the home windows of greater than 80 automobiles at three Schaumburg dealerships.
A complete of 83 vehicles had their rear home windows smashed on the Honda dealership. The 20 vehicles included have been prospects’ vehicles ready for service whereas the remaining have been able to be bought, 12 of them reportedly model new. The used automobile stock included not simply Hondas but additionally a Jeep, a Mercedes-Benz, a Volkswagen and an Alfa Romeo. All the automobiles had gaping holes within the rear windshield.
The officers arrested a person on a sidewalk close to the dealership. He was holding a “blunt steel object.” Andrew M. McAuliff, a 27-year-old resident of Lake Barrington, was arrested after an in a single day safety crew referred to as officers to Schaumburg Honda Automobiles, 750 E. Golf Road earlier than midnight, as confirmed by police Sgt. Matt Christenson.
“Yeah that’s not a fun call, general manager Matthew Ashford said. “It’s irritating, on this time proper now of stock shortages, to not have the vehicles that I would like proper now to promote. You know you need to be offended however I suppose it would not do a lot good, so that you attempt to work the issue.” He added customers are waiting two to three months for their cars. Ashford said one customer had just flown in the night before to pick up his vehicle.
Vehicles at two other nearby dealerships on Golf Road were also hit with similar damages — Bob Rohrman Schaumburg Ford and Patrick BMW, Christenson said. Meanwhile, the dealership is still open and cars are still coming in for service as they sort it all out. The Schaumburg Honda management was still deciding whether to release surveillance video of the vandal caught in action.
FOX 32’s Roseanne Tellez, who reported from the scene, shared a video of the destruction displaying a number of vehicles lined in shattered glass.
McCauliff was charged with two felony counts of prison injury to property. He was transported to the 4th District Cook County Courthouse in Maywood for a bond listening to on Saturday. Police haven’t launched some other details about the suspect’s id.