Cabby arrested for tossing pebbles from moving taxi, shattering rear windscreens of 2 cars

A bag of pebbles was found in the suspect's vehicle and seized as case exhibits.
A bag of pebbles was found in the suspect's vehicle and seized as case exhibits.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - A 61-year-old man allegedly threw pebbles out of his moving vehicle, causing damage to two stationary cars.

On Saturday (Nov 18), the suspect was arrested after the police established his identity.

Officers found a bag of pebbles in his vehicle. The Straits Times understands that the man drives a taxi.

In a statement on Sunday, the police said they received reports from the two vehicle owners between 10pm and 11.20pm on Nov 16, stating that their rear windscreens had shattered.

Their cars had been parked in Foch Road and Desker Road.

Officers conducted on-scene investigations and ground enquiries, and managed to establish the identity of the suspect.


PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

He was arrested in Hougang Avenue 3 at 2.20am on Saturday.

Preliminary investigations revealed that he had also tossed pebbles out of his vehicle on several other occasions.


PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

Investigations are ongoing.

Any person found guilty of committing a rash act which endangers the life or personal safety of others under Section 336(a) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 faces up to six months' jail and/or a fine of up to $2,500.