PALM COAST, Fla. - The Flagler County Sheriff's Office is investigating incidents of vandalism and destruction to campaign signs for a local candidate.
Campaign manager Donna Heiss for County Clerk's Office Candidate Ken Mazzie reported Wednesday that some 100 campaign signs had been vandalized in various areas of Palm Coast, according to a news release from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.
Heiss told deputies that the vandalism allegedly began on June 12 and has occurred sporadically since, the release states. According to Heiss, the signs were valued at $775.
According to the release, deputies did obtain evidence at one vandalize site and are pursuing an investigation. Deputies said the damaged consisted of the lower posts being cut off the signs.
"We are investigating this incident and our deputies are working to prevent damage to any candidate's sign. We will pursue charges against anyone that we identify in connection to campaign vandalism and I urge residents to report it," said Flagler County Sheriff Donald W. Fleming.
To report any information regarding this incident or other incidents of disturbing any candidate's campaign signs, contact the Flagler County Sheriff's Office at 386-313-4911.
First Coast News