Teenagers charged for vandalizing Vietnam memorial | KOB 4
Advertisement

Teenagers charged for vandalizing Vietnam memorial

Teenagers charged for vandalizing Vietnam memorial

Marian Camacho
June 18, 2018 11:30 AM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - An update to a story KOB posted one month ago today: Two teenagers have been charged for vandalizing a Vietnam memorial in Las Cruces.

Advertisement

Police say 18-year-old Marvin Reyes and a 16-year-old boy are each charged with one count of criminal damage to property. According to police, the two damaged a Huey helicopter that is mounted above the Vietnam War Memorial at Veteran's Park.

Damage to the helicopter amounted to more than $5,000. It included a cracked windshield, shattered vision window, and broken searchlight. Police say Reyes told them he and the boy threw rocks at the helicopter and then took off when police arrived on the scene.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement

Advertisement



Disabled veteran has mementos stolen while passing through Albuquerque

Judge rules lack of sufficient education for all NM students violates constitutional rights

Volunteer safety patrol organization eyeing Albuquerque chapter

Residents give their say on how tax dollars should be spent

Eye on New Mexico: What's next after UNM sports cuts?