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Vandals Target 50-Plus Wake School Buses

Posted December 21, 2007

— More than 50 buses at East Wake High School in Wendell were damaged overnight by vandals, a Wake County Public School System spokesman said Friday.

The school system's security staff found the damage around 2:30 a.m. during routine checks

The buses had front-right tire damage, and the vandals used washable paint to write messages on the buses, Bill Poston, a public information officer, said.

More than a dozen school system transportation staff workers were called in to repair the buses, and some buses from other transportation districts were brought in to reduce delays.

Twenty-five buses could not leave on time, but all were repaired and back in service by 10:30 a.m.

The school system is working with local law enforcement to identify the vandals, Poston said.


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  • kindanutsboutswim Dec 22, 2007

    the gang from zebulon is zew. Im a student there. they cause problems.. its amazing what stupid things go on there. and the zebulon eastside warriors.... are not a good part of it... and it is not being controlled properly. Sheriff officers comb that campus all day.... but it does not help because fights are happening 3-4 times a week. please dont pretend like you know whats going on there... especially if you were there 20 years ago.... its not a great school, but there are problems like ours everywhere.

  • zoocrew1 Dec 22, 2007

    info thank you i didnt know that about zoo.... i used it because it was a family name from years back that kinda stuck

  • imback Dec 21, 2007

    WFR isnt that much better.

  • -info- Dec 21, 2007

    security system???? is this why the buses were going flat out on route?????? pleeeeze, at least be honest in the reporting

  • Daikon Dec 21, 2007

    Public caning.. it's what's for dinner.

  • playroyzway Dec 21, 2007

    oops, that should say "last day was today"

  • playroyzway Dec 21, 2007

    wake co.'s last day was ,and it was a full day.

  • -info- Dec 21, 2007

    zoocrew1 has it RIGHT, ironic zoo is actually a gang name out of....hmmmmm, Zebulon, ya think???? I went to school there before it was EWHS but I am old enough to remember parents werent hearing and seeing impaired....

  • whatelseisnew Dec 21, 2007

    Run em over with the bus.

  • richard2 Dec 21, 2007

    How much did that cost?