After receiving more than 30 reports of destruction of property in the Meadows Lane neighborhood over the past month, the Leesburg Police Department has arrested a suspect.
Numerous victims reported damage to their vehicles, including having swastikas and “KKK” carved into their vehicles, as well as their tires being punctured.
Jose Flores, 59, of Leesburg, is charged with nine counts of destruction of property. He is being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.
LPD investigators determined that Flores acted alone, and it is not believed to be associated with any hate groups.
The Department stated that community assistance to detectives directly helped identify the suspect.