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Harrisonburg man charged in vandalism of multiple police vehicles

Photo courtesy Harrisonburg Police Department

A Harrisonburg man faces a felony property damage charge after vandalizing multiple police vehicles on Sunday.

Christopher Parlette, 45, is being held without bond in Rockingham County Regional Jail.

The vandalism came to the attention of police after an HPD officer observed that his patrol vehicle had been vandalized with a red marker while it had been briefly parked behind the police department.

Shortly after the discovery, it was found that multiple police vehicles had similar marks on them.

After further investigation and review of video surveillance footage, a suspect was identified and arrested shortly after. The Harrisonburg Police Department asks that anyone with further information related to this incident please contact (540) 434-4436.

Anonymous tips related to this incident or any crime can be sent to Crime Solvers at (540) 574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).

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