(CBS) – Schaumburg police arrested a pair of alleged vandals shortly after dozens of mailboxes were smashed in the northwest suburb overnight.
Patrol units responded to calls around 1 a.m. Monday that a white vehicle was driving in the Kingsport subdivision while a passenger smashed mailboxes with a pipe. Officers located a vehicle matching the description and took two suspects into custody.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Trend Next Week After Quiet Weekend
Eric A. Beck, 19, of Hoffman Estates, and a juvenile police did not identify were both charged with several counts of misdemeanor criminal damage to property.READ MORE: Protesters Hold 'Healing Circle' At Site Where Adam Toledo Was Shot And Killed By Police; 'Our Presence Is A Form Of Resistance'
“The quick response and effective teamwork by our midnight shift officers was exemplary in this case,” Police Chief Jim Lamkin said in a news release.
As for the mailboxes, police said as many as 75 were damaged by the pair.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Beck posted $1,500 bond and will appear in court Oct. 15, police said. His alleged juvenile accomplice will appear in juvenile court.