OPD: Man and two teens charged in connection to string of property damage reports

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Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 12:47 PM CST
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - One man and two juveniles were arrested after police say they received multiple reports of property damage earlier this week in Owensboro.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, beginning around 8:30 p.m. Monday, officers began receiving reports of damage caused to windows at multiple businesses and homes.

Officers say the damage is consistent with that of a bb or pellet gun.

At this time, police say there have been a dozen reports with combined damage expected to be thousands of dollars. The majority of the reports happened in the downtown area.

OPD officials say the locations where reports have been filed so far include:

  • 3212 Highway 54 (Kentucky Fried Chicken)
  • 1501 West 2nd Street (Family Dollar)
  • 200 block of East 2nd Street (vehicle)
  • 2400 block of West 2nd Street (house)
  • 300 Breckenridge Street (Bradford Auto Sales)
  • 720 East 2nd Street (Kentucky Mirror and Plate Glass)
  • 414 West 2nd Street (Convention Center Parking Garage)
  • 501 West 2nd Street (Owensboro Convention Center)
  • 1400 block of West 4th Street (house)
  • 418 West 3rd Street (Rehabilitation & Performance Institute)
  • 425 West 4th Street (Gipe Auto Color)

20-year-old Terry Geary of Owensboro is facing the following charges:

  • Criminal Mischief 1st Degree (10 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree (2 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree (1 count)
  • Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 2nd Degree (3 counts)

Both juveniles, ages 16 and 17, are facing the following charges:

  • Criminal Mischief 1st Degree (10 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree (2 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree (1 count)

OPD officials say detectives are still trying to locate one more suspect in connection to these crimes, and additional charges are expected.