Police Crack Mysterious Winsted Vandalism Case

By Ari Mason
|  Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014  |  Updated 8:48 PM EDT
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Police Crack Mysterious Winsted Vandalism Case

Winchester Police Department

Kurt Neubauer, 30, is accused of painting the letters "LOR" around Winsted 40 times in the past year.

Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for 40 cases of vandalism in Winsted.

Kurt Neubauer, 30, of Winchester, was arrested Tuesday. He faces a total of 40 counts of criminal mischief for his alleged involvement in ongoing graffiti cases from April 2013 to Jan. 2014.

Police said the vandalism involves the letters “LOR,” which the Republican American reports were painted on buildings, mailboxes and signs around town.

According to the Rep-Am, the graffiti also cropped up in Torrington this winter.

Neubauer is charged with one count of first-degree criminal mischief and 39 counts of third-degree criminal mischief.

He was held on a $15,000 bond and is due in court Wednesday.

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