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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.

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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.

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