Pine Bluff police are investigating a series of vandalism incidents that occurred over the weekend, including damage to 11 parked police cars, a semi-trailer and school buildings in two districts.

Pine Bluff police are investigating a series of vandalism incidents that occurred over the weekend, including damage to 11 parked police cars, a semi-trailer and school buildings in two districts.


"We had a group that calls itself a gang tag us, Pine Bluff High School and Dollarway High School," Pine Bluff Police Chief Jeff Hubanks said.


According to the police report, Officer Iciephine Sykes was on routine patrol at 5:59 a.m. Sunday, and after patrolling the parking lot of the Police Department Administrative Offices at 305 E. Sixth Ave., Sykes patrolled the parking lot across the street and saw what appeared to be graffiti on department vehicles, including a semi-trailer.


According to the report, the unknown suspects used black and white paint and spray painted phrases like "90s Crip," "Neighborhood 90s Crip NHC" with an X over the C, "Crips" "90s," "Rollin 90s Crip" and obscenities on various different areas of the vehicles, including the door windows, windshields, back windows and driver and passenger sides of the vehicles.


The report did not list an estimate of the monetary amount of damage to the vehicles.


At about 8 a.m. Monday, Officer Octavian Sims was notified that buildings at Dollarway High School had been vandalized.


According to the police report, several phrases such as "Rollin 90s Crip" and others had been spray painted on buildings with white paint. The report did not say how many buildings were vandalized or an estimate of damage cost.


Also Monday at 9:40 a.m., Officer Anthony Brown, who was working at Pine Bluff High School, was called to the principal’s office at the McGeorge Building, where he met with Principal Michael Nellums.


Nellums told Brown that at about 9:55 p.m. Friday, four unidentified persons were on campus and spray painted some of the buildings with the words "Rolling Crips" and other phrases with black and white spray paint.


According to the report, Nellums reviewed school security video and was not able to identify the people in the video. The report did not say how many buildings were vandalized but did list damage at about $2,000.


Hubanks said the cases have been turned over to detectives and anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 730-2090 or the dispatch center at 541-5300. All calls will be kept confidential.