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Chicago-area vandal smashes dozens of car windows at Honda dealership


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More than 80 cars at a Chicago-area Honda dealership had their windows smashed and a suspect was arrested for vandalism, according to a local report Thursday.

Police were called to the dealership in Schaumberg, about an hour’s drive west of Chicago, Thursday morning and found dozens of vehicles with their rear windows smashed, FOX 32 reported.

sergeant. Matt Christenson told the outlet that officers arrested a 20-year-old man on a sidewalk near the dealership. He reportedly held a “blunt metal object”.

Schaumburg Honda Automobiles manager Matthew Ashford said the vandal, who was caught on surveillance footage, had been seen at other dealerships, but his dealership had been hit the hardest.

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A total of 83 cars were vandalized, including a mix of customer cars awaiting service and new and used vehicles. Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen and an Alfa Romeo were among the lot.

FOX 32’s Roseanne Tellez, who reported on the scene, shared video of the damage showing a row of cars covered in broken glass.

The police did not release information on the identity of the suspect. Fox News has contacted the department for further information about this incident.

The dealership’s general manager, Matthew Ashford, said the vandalism comes amid a shortage of inventory for the industry.

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“You know you want to be mad, but I guess it doesn’t do much good, so you try to solve the problem,” he said.


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