ROGERS PARK — The Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field Monday night, and thanks to lively celebrations across the neighborhoods, most of the city knew it even if they didn't watch the game.
But even if a few Rogers Park residents missed the game and the fanfare that followed, they awoke to find news of the Cubs victory spray-painted across their parked cars on Albion Avenue between Newguard and Greenview avenues.
Finding the artist responsible for the graffiti could be easier than normal: the vandal included an Instagram handle, @TonyDonutz, emblazoned in white paint alongside his messages painted on several vehicles.
Linze Rice says Rogers Park is usually not swept up post-game antics:
Whether the person who runs that account is really the vandal, or someone just getting punked, is unclear. The @TonyDonutz account manager did not respond to requests for comment via his linked Twitter account and blog.
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Rogers Park police said that at least one person whose car was tagged had filed a police report that included the Instagram handle. No arrests have been made or charges filed as of late Tuesday morning, police said.
A neighbor who lives nearby discovered the scene Tuesday morning and said the vandal had also tagged her dumpster with the same name and hashtag. She visited the Instagram account and said she guesses the tagger responsible is one of her neighbors, who she recognized in selfies posted earlier in the photo feed.
"He wasn't bright," she said.
The neighbor, who did not want to give her name, said she didn't hear any commotion after the game last night — but a quick glance through @TonyDonutz' Instagram feed shows a documented Cubs fan.
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