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Maxwell said he installed the cameras to catch people in the act of committing the crimes.
“You can see these kids in broad daylight run in the lot and hit the car with rocks,” he said. “I hope they get caught and somebody turns them in.”
Hamilton police have used the phrase “see something, say something” to encourage people with information about any type of crime to step forward with information so they can make arrests. Social media and supplying videos or tips have also been helpful, according to Collins.
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Taking action like installing security cameras and making sure your car is locked and your home is secure are important for safety, Collins added.
Maxwell said he plans on making sure the apartment complex security system stays in place in the hope that it will deter crime.
Anyone with information about the vandalism is being asked to call police at 513-868-5811, ext. 1200.
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