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VIPD Warns Against Stealing, Vandalizing of Campaign Signs

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) reminds citizens that vandalism is a criminal offense. Presently, election campaign signs are being tampered with, and the VIPD will enforce the law against such vandalism to the fullest extent. Vandalism is defined as “action involving deliberate destruction of property: defacing, damaging and graffiti.”
Police Commissioner Delroy Richards said, “The various candidates and their supporters have a constitutional right to voice their opinions and destroying signs is a violation of this right.”
The VIPD is urging citizens to report theft or vandalism of political signs or any other signs and banners by calling the police on St. Thomas at 774-2211 or on St. Croix at 778-2211, or call 911.
 

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The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) reminds citizens that vandalism is a criminal offense. Presently, election campaign signs are being tampered with, and the VIPD will enforce the law against such vandalism to the fullest extent. Vandalism is defined as “action involving deliberate destruction of property: defacing, damaging and graffiti.”
Police Commissioner Delroy Richards said, “The various candidates and their supporters have a constitutional right to voice their opinions and destroying signs is a violation of this right.”
The VIPD is urging citizens to report theft or vandalism of political signs or any other signs and banners by calling the police on St. Thomas at 774-2211 or on St. Croix at 778-2211, or call 911.