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Tires Slashed

(Harry Gaines.  Phila. PD photo)

Man Narrowly Avoids Decade-Long Sentence in West Philly Tire Slashings

Judge Rayford Means initially handed down a sentence of 5-10 years with 30 years’ probation for Harry Gaines, but lowered it to 11½ to 23 months.

01/24/2014

(One of a series of cars whose tires were slashed in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Man Admits Tire-Slashing Spree In West Philadelphia

Defendant Harry Gaines will be sentenced in January on 168 counts of criminal mischief, conspiracy, and possession of an instrument of crime. His half-sister awaits trial.

11/01/2013

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UPDATE: South Philadelphia Car Vandals Caught on Tape

Police in South Philadelphia are investigating the vandalism of at least 30 vehicles in South Philadelphia.

05/31/2013

(One of a series of cars whose tires were slashed in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Search Continues With $10K Reward Offered In West Philadelphia Tire Slashings

A $10,000 reward is being offered after tires were slashed on nearly 60 cars in West Philadelphia.

01/08/2013

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Tire Slashers Strike Again In Northeast Philadelphia

Police are searching for the vandals who slashed the tires of several cars in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.

06/01/2012

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Again: More Car Tires Slashed In Mayfair

Police are once again investigating numerous tire slashings in the city’s Mayfair section Monday.

04/16/2012

(File pboto of tire slashed)

Vandals Slash Tires Of 17 Cars In Overbrook

The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.

03/29/2012