ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - In a week full of celebration, fireworks and true American pride not everyone in Roswell was celebrating on July 4.
A spree of vandalism has some people pretty upset.
Roswell police said someone damaged at least six people's cars in six completely different locations with rocks this week.
"We were just outside, and we looked at the truck and there was a big hole. The windshield was cracked," said Roswell resident Alexis Vazquez.
A big hole made by one very large rock.
"The next morning we were going to leave and we came out. My sister was here and we found a big hole there," said another Roswell resident, Lorene Brown.
Vazquez and Brown may not know each other or even live in the same area of town, but both are victims of something police are calling unusual.
"It is not common to have six different vehicles from six different parts of the town vandalized all in one night," said Public Information Officer Sabrina Morales.
Police said they received the damage reports Tuesday evening. Two days before, on Sunday, police said two other cars were hit by rocks.
They said the rocks used were much larger than the average size rock in the victim's yard.
Yet no matter how big or how little the rocks were they caused a whole lot of damage.
Brown said her back window alone will cost about $300 to replace.
"Financially it's going to hurt us a lot. That's why it hasn't been fixed yet," she said.
Like Brown, Vazquez said it's going to cost him at least $1,000 to fix his two shattered windows.
"Oh yeah, its going to be a lot of money," he said.
A lot of money the victims say they never should have had to worry about.
"It's not there property, so they figure its OK to destroy because it's not money out of their pocket. It's somebody else's," said Brown.
Both Vazquez and Brown told KRQE News 13 they feel better knowing this happened to other people around town.
This way they don't feel quite as targeted.
A total of eight cars were damaged by rocks and one house was egged causing more than $1,000 of damage.
Police are investigating to find out if the incidents are related.
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