Man pleads not guilty to vandalizing SWAT car

10 May

WESTMINSTER – A 22-year-old pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of vandalizing a Cypress police SWAT car and a junior high school.

Mitchell Jeng Lee was arrested Tuesday after police found him in possession of photos of the vandalism that they believe act as “trophies,” authorities said.

Police found the SWAT vehicle vandalized around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday and were called to Lexington Junior High about 20 minutes later to investigate more vandalism. Officials believe both incidents occurred overnight.

Authorities believe that the total damages of both crimes are about $50,000.

Police said they returned to the school’s campus when they received reports of a man taking pictures of the building around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities said Lee is suspected of taking pictures of the vandalism to keep as a memento.

Lee pleaded not guilty to two vandalism charges, one misdemeanor and one felony, according to court records.



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