HAVERHILL — Vandals used red spray paint to deface the parking deck on Merrimack Street, police said.
An officer found 5-foot-high lettering in five locations on the bottom level of the 20 Merrimack St. building, as well as in the stairwell.
The vandals wrote "stegster," "2010 baby" and "STEG."
The damage was photographed and the photos were logged into evidence, police said.
The following were taken from the Haverhill police log for Tuesday:
Disturbance: 18 Jackson St., 12:08 a.m.
Arrest: Daniel Flaini, 22, 127 S. Elm St., assault and battery on a household member, assault with a dangerous weapon, 127 S. Elm St., 1:45 a.m.
Car break: 63 S. Kimball St., 10:03 a.m.
Burglary: 117 Lincoln Ave., 11:09 a.m.
Theft: 55 Walnut St., 11:49 a.m.
Car crash: 56 North Ave., under investigation, 12:15 p.m.
Arrest: Yomelvin Santos, 21, 49 Oak Terrace, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and using a motor vehicle without authority, Lawrence police station, 12:35 p.m.
Arrest: A 16-year-old Haverhill boy, disturbing a school assembly, 137 Monument St., 1:40 p.m.
Vandalism: 28 Salem St., car damaged, 2:48 p.m.
Disturbance: 4 S. Kimball St., 3:05 p.m.
Car crash: 200 Main St., under investigation, 3:29 p.m.
Disturbance: 6 10th Ave., 5:49 p.m.
Car break: 18 Dawn Circle, 8:17 p.m.
Car break: 127 Summer St., 8:54 p.m.
Arrest: Kevin Goodick, 17, 35 The Greenway, breaking and entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony, malicious destruction of property over $250, 407 Amesbury Road, 11 p.m.