It is often said that the best of people comes out during the most difficult times, and that is the case after a heartless act of vandalism in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
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.
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.
Police in South Philadelphia are investigating the vandalism of at least 30 vehicles in South Philadelphia.
A $10,000 reward is being offered after tires were slashed on nearly 60 cars in West Philadelphia.
Police are searching for the vandals who slashed the tires of several cars in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.
Police are once again investigating numerous tire slashings in the city’s Mayfair section Monday.
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.