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3 teenagers arrested in connection of vandalism to businesses

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Arrested: Chase C. Magown Arrested: Chase C. Magown
Arrested: John M. Gates Arrested: John M. Gates

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Three teenagers are behind bars in connection with a string a vandalism to businesses.

West Monroe Police arrested 17 year old Chase C. Magown, 18 year old John M. Gates and a 16 year old juvenile after conducting surveillance on a suspected vehicle after receiving a tip it was involved in these crimes.

The two adults were taken to the West Monroe Police Department and interviewed.

Upon interviewing Magown & Gates admitted to over 38 individual counts of damage to victims properties involving a BB-Gun.

The juvenile was determined to have been involved in 5 of the 38 separate incidents.

Magown and Gates were transferred to the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center.

They are charged with 38 counts of damage to property and 5 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

The juvenile was taken into custody and booked into the Green Oaks Detention Center, where he is charged with 5 counts of damage to property.

The preliminary estimates of reported damage are estimated at over $60,000.00; however that number is expected to rise as the cost of having all of the damage repaired continues to rise.

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