Galesburg woman wanted by GPD after vandalizing SUV

Galesburg Police on Wednesday, June 15th, responded to the 100 block of Edwards Avenue in reference to a Criminal Damage to Property complaint. Police arrived and met with the female victim who told police she and her boyfriend heard a noise outside around 4:00 in the morning and went outside to investigate. The victim told police that when they went outside, they observed the ex-wife of the victim’s boyfriend throwing white paint on her 2015 Buick Enclave. The woman was identified as 42-year-old Nicole Richardson of Galesburg. Richardson also slashed all four of the victim’s tires, made scratches all along the sides of the vehicle, and scratched obscenities into the sides of the SUV. Richardson departed before officers arrived. Officers were unable to locate her at her residence but found her vehicle which had white paint on the steering wheel, console, foot pedals, and a knife in plain view. Richardson was added to the Galesburg Police pending arrest list and is facing charges of Criminal Damage to Property between $500 and $10,000.