Vandals cause $80,000 damage at golf course

Deputies: 2 dozen carts taken

Published On: Jan 24 2012 07:30:39 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 24 2012 08:25:36 AM CST
RICHMOND, Texas -

Fort Bend County deputies are looking for the vandals who broke into the Pecan Grove Country Club and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

On Jan. 9, Fort Bend deputies were called to the country club on Plantation Drive in Richmond, according to a Crime Stoppers report.

The vandals broke into a golf cart barn and stole more than two dozen carts. Six were submerged in the golf course's water hazards.

Eighteen other carts were found parked all over the golf course, including the greens.

Some of the carts were driven from the barn while still plugged in, causing further damage.

In all, the vandals caused between $80,000 and $90,000 in damage.

Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for a tip that leads to an arrest. call them at 281-342-TIPS (8477). They also accept texts to CRIMES (274637).

All calls are anonymous.