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Fayetteville teen charged with vandalizing school buses

Posted May 19, 2014

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— A Fayetteville teen has been charged with vandalizing 13 school buses, resulting in close to $1,000 in damage, authorities said Monday.

Keith Tyler, 17, of the 1800 block of Gola Drive, was charged with 13 counts each of felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny. He was released in a $1,000 unsecured bond.

Authorities said buses parked at E.E. Smith High School were broken into on April 21. Fire extinguishers were sprayed into the buses, and some had graffiti sprayed on their windshields, authorities said.

Investigators said two juveniles also are suspected in the vandalism, but no further information was released.

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  • Rebelyell55 May 20, 2014

    Wonder if he even rode the bus?

  • lopo May 20, 2014

    Might as well as destroy something they are not capable of understanding.

  • ncprr1 May 20, 2014

    The early stages of a lifetime of bad decisions by another one of society's dependants.