25 reports of tires slashed in Harrisburg, IL

25 reports of tires slashed in Harrisburg, IL
Ryan Merritt was arrested on several charges (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - On Dec. 3 around 9:38 p.m. Harrisburg, Illinois officials responded to W. Parish Street.

Tire slashing investigation

Dispatch received a call about a vehicles tires being slashed in the area.

According to police, Ryan Merritt was arrested on several charges. A juvenile was detained and another juvenile was released to his mother.

Police said they have taken about 25 reports of slashed tires within the last 24 hours.

Sgt. Cart Hustedde, Officer Matthew Forrester, Saline County Deputy Adam Stanley and Illinois State Police Trooper Brett Lane responded to the area.

Anyone with information or damage to report related to this case is asked to call Saline Central Dispatch at (618)-252-8661.

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