Theft and vandalism resulted in the loss of $150 in quarters and $545 in damage to four coin-operated laundry machines in Bismarck apartment buildings, Bismarck police Lt. Luke Gardiner said.
A machine at an apartment building in the 400 block of West Arbor Avenue sustained $45 in damage sometime between April 22 and May 9. About $10 in quarters was stolen.
About $100 worth of quarters was taken from a machine in an apartment building on the 2500 block of Thayer Avenue on May 7 or May 8. Damage was estimated at $50.
On May 9 or May 10, $40 in quarters was taken from a machine in a building on the 200 block of North Washington Street. Damage was estimated at $400.
A machine in the 400 block of East Brandon Drive sustained $50 in damage sometime Monday night or Tuesday morning. No money was taken.
All of the incidents are under investigation by Bismarck Police Department.