On September 14th the Saugeen Shores Police Service commenced an investigation into several reports of mischief in Southampton.
These incidents occurred during the overnight hours from September 13th to September 14th .
Several locations in Southampton were targeted:
• Linear Park
• George Marion Park
• Perkins Park
• Rail Trail
• Five private residences
• Motor vehicle
Obscene pictures and profanities were spray painted on homes, memorial park benches, rail trail signs and other areas. One residence sustained a smashed glass partition on an attached deck.
A parked vehicle was also spray painted with an obscene picture and had its mirror damaged.
As a result of an extensive investigation, three young persons have been arrested and face 17 criminal charges:
• Trespass By Night X 5
• Mischief Under $5000 X 12
They were all released with a court date. Due to several locations being targeted, investigators have not yet determined a dollar cost to repair the damage.