Three Men Charged in String of BYU Thefts

Three Men Charged in String of BYU Thefts

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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Two Brigham Young University students and an accomplice have been charged with stealing property from student apartments and blowing up toilets in residence halls.

Court documents say 20-year-old Mitchell Fillmore, 20-year-old Adam Thomas Stevenson and 21-year-old Wendall Robert Strong all face more than a dozen felonies. They include burglary, theft, criminal mischief and destruction of property by explosives.

Court records say the string of burglaries took place between October 2003 and February 2004.

B-Y-U investigators estimate almost 34-thousand dollars in damage to campus buildings and from loss of personal items and 22-thousand dollars in other damages sustained by the construction equipment.

Police say they're also investigating two other students.

The men will appear for an initial court appearance on December second.


Information from: Deseret Morning News

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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