Graffiti Artists Mark Burgess Field Ticket Booth—And More Criminal Damage Reports

The ticket booth and signs outside Burgess Field get marked up prior to the first home game. Other criminal damage to property reports in Geneva include more graffiti, a damaged fence and a scratched car hood.

Vandals got to Geneva's home field just before the first football game of the season. That's one of four criminal damage reports collected from the Geneva police blotter in last week's roundup.

Criminal Damage to State-Supported Land—Someone spray painted graffiti on the northern ticket booth at as well as two metal signs affixed to the chainlink fence sometime between 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 and 6 a.m. Aug. 21, reports said. The graffiti on the ticket booth read “Kill People” and “(Various Cuss Words) School” and “unspecified designs” were painted on the metal signs, according to reports. The cost of repairing the property damage was unknown at the time of the report. 

Criminal Damage to Property—Someone spray painted “words, initials and squiggly marks” on an outdoor parking area cement retaining wall in the 2000 block of South Batavia Avenue sometime between 6 p.m. Aug. 22 and 7 a.m. Aug. 23, reports said.  The value of the damage was estimated at $75. 

Criminal Damage to Property—Someone damaged the bottom portion of a wooden plank of a fence in the 200 block of McKinley Avenue sometime between Aug. 18 and Aug. 24, reports said. The owner estimated the cost to repair the fence at $30.

Criminal Damage to Property Under $300—Someone scratched the hood of a vehicle parked in the 1700 block of West State Street sometime between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Geneva police reports said. The owner said the vehicle was parked unattended in the parking lot. The estimate to repair the damage is $299. 


If you have information about this or any other crime in Geneva, please contact the Geneva Police Department at 630-232-4736.

Tom Gancer September 03, 2012 at 01:16 PM
"Graffiti Artists"??? How about vandals or criminals...
JohnOscar September 05, 2012 at 11:37 AM
Words,initials and squiggly marks?....PUNKS NOT ARTISTS!


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