2 alleged Saddle Brook 'rock star' vandals arrested

Matt Kozar reports on two arrests and the search for more suspects in a vandalism case at an auto body shop
March 21, 2014 3:20:59 AM PDT
Police searching for a crew of vandals who dressed like rock stars and trashed a New Jersey auto body shop have made two arrests and continue to hunt for the rest.

Authorities credit good detective work, extensive surveillance video and clumsy criminals for the apprehension of two teenagers who they believe donned Kiss masks and caused more than $40,000 in damage to cars in the lot of the SB Maaco Auto Body Shop in Saddle Brook.

They smashed and spray-painted more than two dozen vehicles for no apparent, making music of a different kind with metal pipes and a shovel. The worst damage was to a 2010 S-Class Mercedes Benz.

One of the suspects had a cast on his arm, while another was wearing a New York Rangers jersey. They are the two being questioned by police, after they removed their masks at a nearby train station, unaware that cameras were rolling.

Owner Walter Carol says his motion-detecting cameras are always on after a similar incident in October.

The two other suspects remain on the loose.