Myrtle Beach police investigate five vandalism reports on Ocean Boulevard

troot@thesunnews.comMarch 19, 2013 

— Myrtle Beach police are investigating five reports of vandalism where someone used orange spray paint to vandalize walls and trash cans of hotels and a business along Ocean Boulevard late Monday, according to police reports.

Officers first noted the vandalism at 10:15 p.m. Monday at the Windsurfer Motel at 210 N. Ocean Blvd., where someone painted the word “smokr” in orange paint on an outside wall, according to the report.

A few minutes later an officer noted that four city trash cans between First and Second avenues north someone had spray painted “LA” in orange paint, according to the report.

At 11 p.m. Monday, an officer noted that at Oceans One Hotel at 102 S. Ocean Blvd., someone used spray painted the words “Blaze” and a curse word with “Swag” in orange on a wall in front of the office, according to the report. Also at the time, an officer saw the word “Blaze” in orange paint sprayed on the corner of MVS Enterprises at 307 N. Ocean Blvd.

At 11:16 p.m. Monday an officer was called to the Sea Gypsy Motor Inn at 302 N. Ocean Blvd., where someone spray painted the word “Blaze” on the front of the hotel and “LA” on two windows in orange paint, according to the report.

Police are investigating the incident.

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