Congressman’s office vandalized with red paint; Georgetown police investigating

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — The Georgetown Police Department is investigating vandalism at Congressman John Carter’s, R-Round Rock, office in Williamson County.

Police said they were called to the building on Interstate 35 around 8:45 a.m. Monday for a reported possible burglary of a building and vandalism of the front door.

A photo shows what appears to be red paint on the door, building and sidewalk, police said. The phrase “Free Gaza” was spray-painted on the sidewalk in red paint.

A representative from Carter’s office estimated it would cost about $2,000 to clean up the damage, police said. On Monday, Carter posted the same photo provided by police on his social media accounts.

Photo provided by Georgetown Police Department
Photo provided by Georgetown Police Department

Criminal Mischief is a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of pecuniary loss is $750 or more but less than $2,500, police said.

Police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact the department at

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