Two individuals have been arrested after a three month BB gun crime spree in Navasota.
Over the course of the last few months, beginning in April, several people around Navasota reported vandalism, such as car and home windows being broken by BB gun pellets. There was also reports from people that they had been physically shot by the gun.
The individuals were apprehended on Monday after Navasota Police executed several warrants. Five were arrested, with three of them being juveniles and no identification being released. The two adults arrested were identified as 18 year old Ke’Eric Moore and 18 year old Tony Mallard. Both were recent graduates of Navasota High School, with Moore having signed a letter of intent to play football at Sul Ross State.
All five arrested were charged with criminal mischief, which is a state jail felony, and engaging in organized criminal activity-aggravated assault, which is a first degree felony.
In total, the five teens admitted to shooting around 70 windows and approximately 10 people. Damages reported totaled around $15,000.
Moore and Mallard were taken to the Grimes County Jail and the juveniles were released to their parents.