CHICAGO (CBS) — A 24-year-old man has been charged with vandalizing several unmarked police cars last month on Lower Wacker Drive, while officers were attending an awards ceremony at a nearby hotel.
The windshields of at least six Chicago Police Department vehicles were smashed around 1:20 p.m. on May 11 on the 100 block of East Lower Wacker Drive.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand, Describes Alleged Attack As Real And Like 'Something Out Of Looney Tunes Adventures'
The vehicles had been parked on Lower Wacker Drive while officers were at the 57th Annual Police Recognition Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Coldest Temperatures In Nearly 10 Months Early Tuesday
Tuesday afternoon, police announced 24-year-old Patrick Vaughan, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, was identified as the suspect, and was arrested Monday night on the 300 block of North Lower Stetson Avenue. The home address provided by police is the Pacific Garden Mission, a homeless shelter.
Vaughan has been charged with one felony count of criminal damage to government property, and one felony count of felony possession of a controlled substance.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
He was due to appear for a bond hearing Tuesday afternoon at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.