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4 Columbia Falls teens arrested on vandalism and theft charges

Posted at 7:20 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 16:18:43-04

Police in Columbia Falls have arrested four teenagers for several incidents involving vandalism, theft, and other criminal mischief.

Authorities say that two 15-year-old males, a 16-year-old male, and a 16-year-old female were arrested in connection with the crime spree.

Columbia Falls Police Chief Clint Peters says multiple houses, cars, and other private property around town were were spray painted on Monday, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. At least a dozen vehicles were also broken into and a local business was burglarized as well.

Victims of the recent crime spree are encouraged to file a report with the Columbia Falls Police Department by calling (406) 892-3234. Chief Peters notes that since the suspects are minors, their names will not be released.