Four teens charged in vandalism

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 10, 2004

Four teens were arrested this week for allegedly shatteringapproximately $3,000 worth of windows at Enterprise AttendanceCenter last month.

The juveniles, three of whom are students at Enterprise, rangein age from 14 to 15-years-old, said Sheriff Wiley Calcote.

The three Enterprise students were turned in by their parents onMonday, he said, while the fourth juvenile, of McComb, was broughtto the jail by his parents Wednesday.

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“They were just bored and wanted something to do,” Calcotesaid.

The case has been turned over to Youth Court, he said.

Vandals used a baseball bat to shatter the glass in the back andfront doors of two buildings and the windows in the concessionstand and all buses. Most of the buses had several windows broken,and one bus had all its windows shattered, said Lincoln CountySchool District Superintendent Terry Brister.

The vandalism was discovered Nov. 26, and school officials spentmost of the day getting the damage repaired, he said.

Brister said the damages totaled more than $3,000.