MacNaughton Elementary, 415 Cedar St., in Howard City, was broken into sometime between 8 pm Monday evening, May 27, and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 28.
Police said the suspect(s) did an extensive amount of damage to the interior of the school, causing officials to cancel school Tuesday. Many windows were smashed and individual rooms and a large number of computers were vandalized.
Last week there were reportedly two larcenies at the school and Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt said they may be related. Last week a very large stuffed animal “Moose” approximately 3 ft tall, and a smaller stuffed bear, was taken. Two cases of soft drinks were also taken.
If you or someone you know has information on last week’s thefts and/or this weeks breaking and entering, please contact the Howard City Police immediately at 231-937-4311. Information can remain confidential.
“Someone has information that will be useful,” said DeWitt. “We need your assistance in solving this crime against your school and your students.”