Police Seek Information on Heavy Equipment Vandalism

Many smashed windows and other damage

Press release
Pictured are three of the four pieces of construction equipment that were badly damaged on April 6 near Bridge Road. Photo: Charlie Darling

On Wednesday, April 6, the Andover Police Department received a complaint of criminal mischief to construction equipment at a pit located on Bridge Road.  Upon arriving at the pit, officers met with the property owner, who showed them multiple pieces of equipment that had windows smashed out of them by rocks being thrown at them, as well as damaging a door to one of the pieces of equipment.

It is believed that the vandalism took place on April 6 between the hours of 10 AM and 1:30 PM.

Officers were able to recover some physical evidence from the scene but are asking for the public’s assistance if they saw any suspicious activity in the area of the Rail Trail and Bridge Road. Please contact Officer Kevin Barry at 603 735-5777.