Wednesday, December 31, 2003
Reports of a paintball spree that hit numerous homes in Sunnyside continue to roll into the Sunnyside Police Department.
Additional reports were made late Tuesday morning and afternoon from homes on Northwest Crescent Avenue, North Avenue, Grandview Avenue, Merrick Avenue, Bridge Street, Nicolai Avenue, Seventh Street, 13th Avenue, Bagley Drive, West Riverside Avenue and Ismo Loop. All reported being vandalized as a part of the paintball spree. Bob's Drive-in in Sunnyside was also a target of the vandals.
Sunnyside Police Department Sgt. Jeff Cunningham said that reports of paintball vandalism are still coming in.
Also reported vandalized Tuesday were the public library, which had an egg thrown at it, and the nativity scene at the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The nativity scene was in the yard of the church when it was damaged.