Four Teens Arrested In String Of Vandalism Across Norman


Monday, April 11th 2016, 12:36 pm
By: News 9


Four teenagers have been charged in connection to a string of vandalism cases across Norman, Oklahoma.

According to Norman police, the teenagers, who remain unidentified, confessed to nearly 80 cases of vandalism, arson and larceny.

Between March 6 and March 20, police said the teens used golf balls, a BB gun, a stop sign and a speed limit sign to damage mostly vehicles, but also some local businesses and residential windows. The teens also admitted to setting a hay bale and field on fire, as well as stealing kerosene and a lighter from Walmart before igniting a parked car.

Police said the damage was reported in multiple areas across Norman. The suspects additionally confessed to throwing a paint grenade and shooting a BB gun at a group of homeless people.

The four teens were charged with malicious injury/destruction of property, larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, use of vehicle in the discharge of a weapon, third-degree arson, and fourth degree arson. 

Three of the suspects are 17-years-old, and one is 15-years-old.