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Juveniles arrested for vandalizing church, school & post office

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Jul 11 2013 01:28:38 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 11 2013 01:34:47 PM CDT
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PALERMO, Calif. -

Butte County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two juveniles in connection with a string of vandalism in Palermo.

On Saturday, July 6 the Butte County Sheriff's Office received several reports of vandalism in Palermo. The vandalism reports consisted of broken car windows along with objects thrown through the windows of a church and several other businesses.   

Multiple windows were broken at the U.S. Post Office at 7390 Lincoln Blvd, Palermo Middle School at 7350 Bulldog Way and the Palermo Baptist Church at 2290 Kenilworth Avenue.

Deputy John Rodriguez obtained video surveillance from one of the locations that was vandalized. Deputy Rodriguez recognized one of the subjects from prior law enforcement contacts. Deputy Rodriguez contacted the suspect and was also able identify a second suspect.

On Wednesday, Deputy Rodriguez located arrested the first suspect in Palermo.

On Thursday Deputy Rodriguez arrested the second suspect in Oroville.

Both suspects were booked into Butte County Juvenile for three counts of vandalism. A total of approximately $3,000 in damage was done to the various locations.

Both suspects are juveniles and their names will not be released.