FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Monday, June 11, 2018, at approximately 5:31...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Monday, June 11, 2018, at approximately 5:31 AM, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of East Valley Street for a vandalism call. A resident reported a brick thrown through a window, causing damage to the inside and outside of a house. While on scene, officers were advised of a subject walking down Whites Mill Road acting suspicious. Other officers responded to the call of the suspicious subject and identified him as Matthew W. Hardy, 45, of 284 West Valley Street, Abingdon, Virginia. While speaking to Hardy, he confessed to throwing bricks and damaging property on Valley Street and Main Street.
Hardy was placed under arrest and charged with Intentionally Destroy, Deface, or Damage Property with a value of more than $1,000, in violation of § 18.2-137 of the Code of Virginia. He was transported to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail.
*More charges are pending due to property damage being reported throughout downtown Abingdon. If you have any information regarding the incident or have property damage to report, please call Washington County, VA Dispatch at 276-676-6277.
Pictured: Matthew W. Hardy, 45, of 284 West Valley Street, Abingdon, VA.
Photo credit: Abingdon, Virginia Police Department
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