El Paso woman accused of slashing car tires

Deidre Elsie Benoit is accused of slashing 22 tires in a central El Paso neighborhood.

A 54-year-old woman walking her dog is being accused of slashing tires, said El Paso police.

Deirdre Elsie Benoit was seen on footage puncturing the tires of two cars at an apartment complex in central El Paso.

Police said the incident happened Monday when residents of the apartment complex discovered the vandalism.

Surveillance footage was seen by investigators and when they identified Benoit as the tire slasher, she was arrested.

She was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for criminal mischief under a $1,500 bond.

Police said additional charges are pending.

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