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Ingram: Vandal Confesses, Apologizes for Stealing Signs

By: Demetria McClenton Email
By: Demetria McClenton Email

UPDATE:

Ingram tells News 4 that after this story aired on one of our newscasts on Monday, the culprit called him to confess, apologize, and offered to pay for any damage caused.

Ingram accepted the apology and says he will not seek criminal prosecution.

STORY:
In the midst of the political campaign season, some candidates have turned their focus to vandalism.
More specifically, catching vandals destroying or stealing their campaign signs.
Houston County Sheriff Candidate, Eddie Ingram, says more than 50 of his campaign signs have been stolen or destroyed in the last 3 weeks.
A $500 cash reward is offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person caught in the act.
Surveillance video captured 1 person vandalizing a sign.
"We were able to get a tag number to identify a potential suspect. As soon as Dothan PD confirms that, I will obtain a warrant on the suspect and have them arrested,” says Ingram.
Ingram has 2 dozen cameras around Dothan, he already has surveillance of 2 people.


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