An arrest has been made in that vandalism of the DPS driver's license office on North Lamar last night. 40-year-old Kenneth James Vanlue of Austin was picked up in connection with the incident. He's now facing charges of criminal mischief and burglary of a building. The state says no sensitive information was put at risk.
The DPS Lamar Driver License Office, located at 6121 North Lamar Blvd. in Austin, will be closed until further notice after a break-in last night that resulted in vandalism. Customers are advised to go to the Pflugerville Mega Center: 216 E. Wells Branch Parkway Pflugerville, TX 78660 For more information about the mega center, including directions, hours of operation, and options to get in line without going into the office, visit:
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/getinlinebeforeyougo.htm, and select Austin-Pflugerville Mega Center.
The Mega Center is open until 6 p.m. today.
Directions: From I-35 take exit 247 (Pflugerville/FM 1825), then head east on Wells Branch Parkway. Entrance to the facility will be on the left, just past Heatherwilde Boulevard. Customers are also encouraged to see if they’re eligible to take advantage of online services, including renewals, duplicates and changes of address by visiting: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/OnlineServices.htm.