KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 11/7/19 @ 6:15 p.m.
Security footage has been released of the vandalism case at Yeager Airport. The video shows a man driving a red car with four passengers inside.
One person has been arrested in regards to a vandalism case at Yeager Airport.
"On Saturday night we had a car drive into our rental car garage around 5 p.m.," said Chris Williams, public affairs manager at Yeager Airport. "Our police officers here noticed the people inside the car pointing at different cars and then the car leaving."
They came back an hour later and the man driving got out to spray paint and scratch the five Enterprise cars.
From the footage police officers were able to track down Anntonia Lipscomb who owned the vehicle. Lipscomb has not revealed who the other suspects are.
"Right now, no motive, really not sure why this happened," Williams said.
Williams says the insurance agency for Enterprise will cover the damages.
"If someone is going to do this or is thinking about doing this, we have plenty of security cameras and excellent police officers here at the airport and they were able to find at least on of the individuals in less than 24 hours after they did this," Williams said.
The complex has more than 200 security cameras with ample security. Williams says the surveillance cameras can see most of what is going on there.
ORIGINAL STORY 11/6/19
One person has been arrested in connection with a vandalism case at Yeager Airport.
Antonnia Lipscomb is being charged with felony destruction of property after the incident Friday evening.
According to a statement from Yeager Airport, five cars were found scratched and spray painted on Saturday morning. About $5,000 worth of damage was done to the vehicles.
Yeager Airport Police Chief Eric Johnson said, "“Our officers reviewed the security footage of the garage. They were able to get a license plate number of the suspects car, and found Lipscomb
to be responsible for the possession of the vehicle.”
The surveillance video shows a Chevrolet Lumina entering the rental car garage at about 5 p.m. and returning an hour later, where a man exited the Lumina and vandalized the vehicles.
Johnson said, The incident remains under investigation, and future arrests are pending. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Yeager Airport Police at 304-344-5158.”