Teens Arrested In Fourth of July Vandalism

7/15/11 – Authorities in Waupun say five teens have admitted their involvement in a series of vandalism incidents that occurred during the city’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration. Deputy Police Chief Mindy Hendricks says three 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds used black and orange spray paint to write on seven vehicles, a white picket fence, and a wooden bridge at Harris Mill Park. Hendricks says with the help of the community, and an anonymous tip, officers were able to obtain information that led to the arrests. All five teens will be referred to juvenile authorities on several counts of vandalism and being a party to the crime of vandalism.