A Group of young men, Luke Thomas Holtzendorff, 18 of Rome, Micah Jahari Merritt, 18 of Rome, Michael Hiram Wood, 18 of Kingston,and Corbin McDonald Lamb, 20 of Rome, were jailed this week after reports said they committed thousands of dollars in damages to Model High School.
Reports stated that the boys entered onto the property of Model High School without permission and used spray paint to deface the goalposts on the football field, the Trident on the football field, and the windscreen on the baseball field.
Reports stated that the suspects painted the initials PHS in several locations as well as racial slurs with sexual drawings and sayings.
Police estimated cost of Damages was over $5,700.
All are charged with criminal damage to property in the second degree and criminal trespass.