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Collingswood Police Arrest Alleged Tire Slasher at Arms Apts

William A. McGettigan, 56, of Collingswood was charged with slashing the tires on three different vehicles in the parking lot of the building in which he resided.

Collingswood Police arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with a tire slashing incident at the Collingswood Arms apartments in November. Credit: Matt Skoufalos.
Collingswood Police arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with a tire slashing incident at the Collingswood Arms apartments in November. Credit: Matt Skoufalos.

A 56-year-old Collingswood man who resided at the Collingswood Arms senior apartment building was arrested in connection with a tire-slashing incident at the property.

Police received a report on November 26 that three separate vehicles stored in the property parking lot had suffered slashed tires. The damage to each vehicle was valued at $400.

Authorities said surveillance footage of the scene captured a resident of the apartment, William A. McGettigan, committing the acts. No explanation was given for the acts. 

McGettigan was charged with three counts of criminal mischief and banned from the premises. Police said he was transferred to a crisis facility for evaluation.

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