Several boats belonging to South Florida charity vandalized

first_img“It’s on a good will mission,” said Shake-A-Leg Miami co-founder Harry Horgan. “It’s looking for the innovators that are doing good work to improve quality of life.”The damage has set back their summer program for the students who wait all year to attend. “Preying on people that shouldn’t be preyed upon,” Kirk said.They are asking the public for help to repair the boats and security system, so they can continue helping the community.A donor has created a cash reward for information that’ll lead to an arrest.To make a donation to Shake-A-Leg Miami’s effort to repair the boats, visit this link.If you have any information on this crime, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI (WSVN) – Police are searching for the culprits who vandalized several boats belonging to a South Florida charity.According to the crew at Shake-A-Leg Miami, on July 1 several boats were scratched and deflated, causing thousands of dollars in damage in Coconut Grove.“This isn’t just making marks on a boat. This was pretty aggressive behavior,” said volunteer Craig Kirk.Among the boats vandalized were several safety boats, which staff use to patrol water sport activities.Officials said their security cameras were damaged during Hurricane Irma. Therefore, they did not catch the vandals in the act.“It’s life changing. It’s totally life changing for everybody involved,” Kirk said.Shake-A-Leg Miami is a water sport community serving people of all abilities. They let students with physical and developmental challenges experience marine and boating life in South Florida. last_img

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