High School Seniors Confess to Felony Graffiti

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 9:21am

The three high school seniors, who defaced school property in Edinburg this month, turned themselves in on Tuesday.

In a NewsCenter 23 report, we showed you the surveillance footage taken at Beta School Academy on May 19th showing three individuals, dressed in Halloween costumes, trespassing onto school property. The three suspect painted graffiti on school property causing $6,000 dollars worth of destruction . Through community tips, police confronted 18 year-old Roberto Gonzalez, 18 year-old Mario Leal and 19 year-old Christian Sigler. All three confessed to the crime saying it was a senior prank.

The three were arraigned on Tuesday afternoon on a felony graffiti charge and a misdemeanor charge for criminal trespassing. Each received a $20,000 dollar bond for the graffiti charge and a $2,500 dollar bond for the trespassing charge.

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