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Central Florida spring break vandals caught by police

Kentucky teens accused of stealing signs, damaging sign

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DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. – Spring break ended abruptly for two teens after police caught them going on a vandalism spree in Central Florida.

Police said Conner Ball, 18, and Noah Gawthorp, 19, spent Wednesday night stealing handicap parking signs, no trespassing signs and damaging the Opus Condominium sign by punching it.

Video showed what the sign looked like after it was damaged. Police called the property manager who said they'd like to press charges.

Officers arrested the duo for vandalism and theft. Gawthorp was also arrested for underage possession of alcohol.

Both teens, who were visiting from Kentucky, have since bonded out of jail.

The damaged sign is worth about $600.


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