Poughkeepsie Entrance Sign Vandalized – Police Seek Information

Between 1/29/12 at approximately 9:00pm and 1/31/12 at approximately 2:45pm the “POUGHKEEPSIE” sign located on Church Street just east of the Mid-Hudson Bridge was vandalized by a person(s) yet unknown. The sign consists of elevated blue letters outlined in white which are lit at night and welcomes motorists as they enter the City. Each of the elevated letters was torn from their metal anchored posts and knocked to the ground remaining connected only by the electrical wiring.

The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is seeking information which would lead to the identification of a suspect(s). We are also seeking information from anyone who may have seen anyone in the area during the times listed above.

Anyone with information should contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Detective Division at (845) 451-4142, Detective Bartolotti who is the lead Detective at (845) 451-4149 or the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Tip Line at (845) 451-7577. All calls will be kept confidential.

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