4 charged in 3-night Delaware vandalism spree

DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- Four young men have been arrested in a vandalism spree that caused $8,500 in damage.

Delaware State Police say 38 incidents of vandalism occurred in the South Dover, Camden, Magnolia and Frederica areas between Feb. 6 and Feb. 9. The damage included busted car frames, windows, lights and mailboxes.

Detectives say surveillance video showed a silver car driving slowly through a Magnolia neighborhood while its passengers damaged vehicles. Troopers used the license number to track down the car.

Once investigators spoke to the registered owner, they learned that his 17-year-old son was the operator of the vehicle. Interviews with the teen led police to three other males who were allegedly also involved.

On Friday 22-year-old Justin Bohle of Dover, 19-year-old Ryan K. Lindale of Camden, and 19-year-old Charles D. Cohee of Felton, as well as the 17-year old male, all surrendered to police.

They were all charged with 38 counts of Criminal Mischief, 37 counts of Conspiracy 3rd, and one count of Criminal Trespass 3rd.

The 17-year-old was released to the custody of his parents pending a hearing in Kent County Family Court. The three adults were arraigned and then released on $3,800 unsecured bond.
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