Westerville police said an unidentified person defaced a mural on the west side of a business on the 100 block of East College Avenue, according a report received at 11:47 a.m. March 17.
An officer was flagged down about the incident, reports said. The mural and fence are maintained by the city of Westerville Parks and Recreation Department. A parks employee said he drove past the mural about 2 p.m. March 16 and the mural was normal. Sexual images were painted on the mural as well as a goatee on a face, reports said. A long, horizontal line was painted on the fence, according to reports.
In other Westerville police incident reports:
* A suspicious vehicle was reported on the 900 block of West Main Street, according to a report received at 5:56 p.m. March 15. A caller thought it was strange to see a car backed up to the doors in the front on a Sunday, but it was determined staff members at a school were retrieving supplies, according to reports.
* Criminal damage was reported on the first block of West Main Street, according to a report received at 9:58 a.m. March 23. People have been writing on the sidewalk for years and, over the weekend, someone spit on the door of the business, reports said.
* An unidentified person broke out the rear window of a vehicle on the 100 block of South Knox Street, according to a report received at 11:33 a.m. March 20. The owner said nothing was taken from inside the vehicle.
* Two vehicles on Apache Circle were damaged overnight, according to a report received at 3:39 p.m. March 20. The cars were parked on the street. One had a dent on the rear trunk lid, and it appeared the suspect had some type of hammer or tool that caused the damage, reports said. The other vehicle had its rear window broken out, according to reports.