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Put campaign sign vandals behind bars

Published: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

On Nov. 24 at approximately 2:30 p.m., I noticed an “Elect Joe Drought for Sheriff” sign, 4 foot by 8 foot, had been damaged. It had just been installed in a field in the southeast corner of state Route 72 and Mount Morris Road.

During the 20 hours since it was installed the previous evening at 6:30, it had been vandalized. Someone sprayed it with paint, broke it in two, and cracked it in another place. Signs like this are not cheap, and any assistance to the investigation would be greatly appreciated.

I don’t care which candidate is the victim of this type of senseless damage; it is the result of stupid and immature action that causes this type of activity. If the person/persons involved in this are doing it because they do not like Joe, then it is my hope that on March 18, you watch the election results from behind bars.

As with any candidate who is the victim of this type of activity, any information at all should warrant a phone call to that candidate. Let’s get this stopped before it gets worse.

 

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