River Rocks Fly into Livermore Homes

Someone is launching large rocks at homes, cars.

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    Someone threw river rocks at Livermore homes. In one case, a rock almost hit a child's crib.

    Nine homes in Livermore have been attacked with large river rocks over the weekend -- one nearly struck a child's crib in a living room. Cars and mailboxes have also been damaged.

    Livermore police are investigating the incidents as felony vandalism cases.

    NBC Bay Area's Jodi Hernandez is reporting the story now and will have a report this evening.

    Below is the official news release from the Livermore Police Department:

    The Livermore Police Department is investigating nine vandalisms that occurred on February 18, 2012, between the hours of 1:00 am and 2:00 am.

    The vandalisms occurred in the areas of Arlene Way, Charlotte Way, Felicia Way, and Almond Avenue. During the vandalisms, the suspect(s) launched large river rocks resulting in significant property damage.

    The damaged items include mailboxes, vehicles, and residences. Investigators believe the suspects are using a launching device to hurl the river rocks. In some instances, the river rocks have traveled through residential windows at dangerous speeds.Nine cases of felony vandalism are being investigated in Livermore after a rash of incidents over the weekend.

    In one case, a large river rock went through the front window of a residence and continued across a living room. The rock implanted into the sheetrock of a wall, next to a child’s day crib. Fortunately, no one was injured.

    Margy Molenkamp, who had her SUV's rear window shattered, is shocked. "It's a feeling of violation. It's your property it's your home. It's a sense of someone violating your space your home. It's terrible it's just terrible."

    LPD investigators obtained video surveillance from one of the vandalized residences. The video captured the below pictured vehicle leaving the scene.

    The Livermore Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating and identifying the suspects in this case. If anyone has information or recognizes the vehicle from the surveillance footage, they are encouraged to call the Livermore Police Department at (925) 371-4900.

    Margy Molenkamp, who had her SUV's rear window shattered, is shocked. "It's a feeling of violation. It's your property it's your home. It's a sense of someone violating your space your home. It's terrible it's just terrible."