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Posted on: April 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 04-30-2020 Three charged with vandalism of the Salvation Army

doroteo and Austin

Police identified and charged three Danville residents for spray painting graffiti on the Salvation Army building that happened April 21.

Investigators charged 18-year-old Antonio M. Doroteo and Sierra J. Austin, 19, with vandalism, the prohibited wearing of a mask and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Investigators also charged a 15-year-old with vandalism.

Police found the same suspects had defaced another building in a separate incident in the same area and the juvenile had acted alone in defacing a third. Police charged the suspects in these cases as well. The adults were released on bond and the juvenile was released to his parents.

Antonio M. Doroteo

  • 18.2-422: Prohibition of wearing of masks in certain places while committing a crime
  • 18.2-137 (x2): Vandalism
  • 18.2-371: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

Sierra J. Austin 

  • 18.2-422: Prohibition of wearing of masks in certain places while committing a crime.
  • 18.2-137 (x2): Vandalism.
  • 18.2-371: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

15-year-old

  • Vandalism x3

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April 23

Danville Police investigating vandalism at Salvation Army

Danville Police are seeking the public’s help to identify the vandals responsible for spray painting graffiti on the Salvation Army at 123 Henry Street April 21.

Surveillance stills show three vandals coming from the direction of Keene Street about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. They left running in the direction of North Main Street at 11:30 p.m. All three were wearing hoodies, masks and gloves.

Police are asking anyone in the area with home surveillance equipment to review it and contact DPD if they have relevant footage during the time the incident took place.

Anyone with information on this incident should call police at 434-793-0000 or use our crime tips app CARE at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#.

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