Pasquotank Co. seeing ‘dramatic increase’ in reports of stolen and defaced campaign signs

North Carolina

PASQUOTANK CO., N.C. (WAVY) – As we get closer to the November election, the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office says it is seeing a dramatic increase in the theft and defacing of political signs.

They want to remind the public that this is illegal.

In North Carolina, it is a Class 3 misdemeanor to steal, deface, vandalize or remove a political sign. Any offender could face a $200 fine and up to 20 days in jail.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to call them if they see anyone stealing or defacing campaign signs.

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