Port Orange police seek vandalism suspects responsible for $30k in damage to Spruce Creek Elementary

PORT ORANGE, Fla. — The Port Orange Police Department is asking for help identifying four people caught on camera vandalizing Spruce Creek Elementary School over the weekend.


Police say the vandals smashed windows while trying to get into the main building on Taylor Rd. just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

READ: ‘I’m afraid to be in a classroom’: Florida teachers discuss rise in student violence

They also damaged multiple portable classrooms and two storage sheds, doing a total of approximately $30,000 dollars in damage.

According to the police department, that estimate could grow once a full inventory of damaged and stolen items is taken.

READ: ‘I don’t know what more we could have done’: sheriff releases video of deputy-involved shooting

They shared surveillance images of the four suspects to social media Monday in an attempt to get the public to help identify them.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects’ clothing or has any other information about the incident is asked to contact Port Orange Police Detective James Fischetti at (386) 506-5897.

READ: Florida special session: 189-page bill proposes future of Reedy Creek

Tips can also be relayed anonymously through the Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida 24-hour call center at 888-277-8477.

Anyone who provides information that leads directly to an arrest could be eligible for a reward.

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.