Man Arrested for Vandalizing Blum's Office

DUBUQUE, Iowa. (KCRG) - Police have made an arrest after U.S Representative Rod Blum's office was vandalized in Dubuque.

Wednesday morning, police responded to 1050 Main St, the office of U.S Representative Rod Blum, for a report of vandalism to the building.

Officers reviewed traffic camera footage and observed Cory Wayne Straub walking in the area with a paint can. Straub was observed throwing white paint onto the front of the building.

Wednesday night, police located Straub and he had paint on his jeans and admitted to vandalizing the office. Straub was placed under arrest for Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree.

Straub was also found to be in possession of marijuana and was additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Criminal Mischief 3rd is a Aggravated Misdemeanor with a maximum penalty not to exceed two years in jail.

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