Cops nab man accused of slashing 25 tires in Shockoe Bottom

Posted at 10:51 AM, Feb 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-02-21 13:33:39-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – A 31-year-old man has been arrested, accused of slashing tires on a slew of vehicles in Shockoe Bottom over the weekend.

Andre L. Richardson, of the 2700 block of Hanes Avenue, has been charged with 18 misdemeanor counts of destruction of private property.

Police said Richardson slashed 25 tires on 18 vehicles in the Shockoe Bottom area early Sunday morning.

Officials said a witness saw him slash the tires on one vehicle and then flagged down an officer.

The officer was able to catch up with Richardson and arrest him.