AUGUSTA, Ky. - Augusta officials have called in Kentucky State Police to help investigate a series of vandalism incidents involving the vehicles of police officers and public officials.
Police Chief Kelly Baxter's personal vehicle, two police cars and the personal vehicle of a city council member have been targets of vandalism.
In the last few months there have been incidents of keying, fuel tampering, and the latest incident; in the early morning hours of July 13 a chemical was used to damage paint on the chief's car and a vehicle belonging to Councilman Rolland Tongret.
Baxter told The Ledger Independent the attacks appear to be personal.
Baxter says a surveillance video has given police a break, but police were trying to enhance the video.
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