Teenager accused in 29 criminal mischief cases

By McKenzie Romero | Posted - Dec 21st, 2012 @ 9:15am

PROVO — A joint investigation by Provo and BYU police led to the discovery that a 15-year-old may be responsible for 29 incidents of smashed car windows and damaged mailboxes.

While damage done Sunday and Monday was concentrated in eastern neighborhoods, other incidents of criminal mischief were reported through north and south Provo, police said.

Police seized two baseball bats and a BB gun as part of the investigation. Police expect to name additional suspects in connection with the crimes.

"These juveniles went on a criminal spree costing the citizens of Provo thousands of dollars," Provo Police Chief Rick Gregory said.

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